Meaning of ASS in English


~ 1 [ as ]

■ noun

1》 an animal of the horse family which is smaller than a horse and has longer ears and a braying call. [ Equus africanus (Africa) and E. hemionus (Asia).]

↘(in general use) a donkey.

2》 informal a foolish or stupid person.


OE ~a , from a Celtic word related to Welsh asyn , Breton azen , based on L. asinus .


~ 2 [ α :s , as ]

■ noun N. Amer. vulgar slang a person's buttocks or anus.


var. of arse .

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