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Definition of bollocking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bollocking

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɒləkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːləkɪŋ//
 
(British English, taboo)
 
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an occasion when somebody tells you that they are very angry with you, often by shouting at you to give somebody a bollocking to get a bollocking There are more polite ways to express this, for example to give somebody/to get a rocket, or to tear a strip off somebody.