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asshole

[as-hohl] /ˈæsˌhoʊl/
noun, Vulgar.
1.
anus.
2.
Slang.
  1. a stupid, mean, or contemptible person.
  2. the worst part of a place or thing.
adjective
3.
Slang. stupid, mean, or contemptible.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English arshole anus; see ass2, hole
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British Dictionary definitions for ass-hole

asshole

/ˈæsˌhəʊl/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, slang, derogatory) the arsehole See arse
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Word Origin and History for ass-hole

asshole

n.

variant of arsehole (also see ass (n.2)). Meaning "contemptible person," mid-1930s.

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Slang definitions & phrases for ass-hole

asshole

noun
  1. The anus; rectum
  2. A despised person; bastard, shithead: Teenagers can be such assholes/ Better not, you butthole (1930s+)
  3. asshole buddy
  4. The most despised and loathsome part; armpit: This town's the asshole of the North
Related Terms

blow it out, break out into assholes, flamer, tangle assholes


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