Meaning of ASS in English



Pronunciation: ' as

Variant: or arse \ ' as, ' ärs \

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English ars, ers, from Old English ærs, ears; akin to Old High German & Old Norse ars buttocks, Greek orrhos buttocks, oura tail

Date: before 12th century

1 a often vulgar : BUTTOCKS ― often used in emphatic reference to a specific person <get your ass over here> <saved my ass > b often vulgar : ANUS

2 usually vulgar : SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.