ass

ass [ æs ] noun
▸ 1 part of body you sit on
▸ 2 stupid/annoying person
▸ 3 animal like a horse
▸ 4 for emphasizing orders
▸ 5 sexual activity
▸ + PHRASES
1. ) count IMPOLITE the part of your body that you sit on. British usually arse
2. ) count a stupid or annoying person:
The man's an ass.
3. ) count an animal similar to a small horse but with long ears: DONKEY
4. ) count IMPOLITE used in some expressions for emphasizing that you want someone to hurry, leave, or go to a particular place:
Tell him to get his ass over here.
move your ass (=hurry): Move your ass or we'll be late.
5. ) uncount AMERICAN IMPOLITE sexual activity
a ) a piece of ass someone who you are only interested in because they are sexually attractive
cover your ass IMPOLITE
to do or say something that prevents other people blaming or criticizing you
my ass IMPOLITE
used for showing that you do not believe something that has just been said:
He seemed genuine enough. Genuine, my ass!
not know your ass from your elbow AMERICAN IMPOLITE
to be very stupid
=> BUST 2, KICK1, KISS1, PAIN1

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • ASS — (Heb. חֲמוֹר, ḥamor), in the Talmud the feminine form ḥamorah occurs, or aton whose colt is called ayir. The ass belongs to the genus Equus to which belong the horse and the wild ass. Various strains exist in Ereẓ Israel. The most common is small …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ass — S2 [æs] n [Sense: 1; Origin: Old English assa, from Latin asinus] [Sense: 2; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Changed spelling of arse (11 21 centuries), from Old English Ars, ears] 1.) not polite a stupid, annoying person = ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ASS — steht für: Ass (Spielkarte), eine Spielkarte Ass (Sport), einen nicht parierten Aufschlag bei einigen Ballsportarten wie Tennis, Volleyball oder Faustball das sogenannte Flieger Ass, einen erfolgreichen Jagdflugzeugpiloten Hole in one, das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ass — steht für: Ass (Spielkarte), eine Spielkarte einen nicht parierten Aufschlag bei einigen Ballsportarten wie Tennis, Volleyball oder Faustball das sogenannte Fliegerass, einen „erfolgreichen“ Jagdflugzeugpiloten Hole in one, das Spielen einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ass — Ass, n. [OE. asse, AS. assa; akin to Icel. asni, W. asen, asyn, L. asinus, dim. aselus, Gr. ?; also to AS. esol, OHG. esil, G. esel, Goth. asilus, Dan. [ae]sel, Lith. asilas, Bohem. osel, Pol. osiel. The word is prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ass — may refer to: *Ass (animal) or donkey ** Asinus *Buttocks, in colloquial usage * Ass (album), by Badfinger *ASS (car), a French car made from 1919 to 1920 *ASS (gene), a human gene that encodes for the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase… …   Wikipedia

  • Ass. — Ass. 〈Abk. für〉 Assessor, Assistent * * * Ass. = Assessor; Assistent. * * * Ass.,   Abkürzung für Assessor, Assessorin. * * * Ass. = Assessor; Assistent …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ass — Ass: Das Wort bezeichnete ursprünglich die »Eins« auf Würfeln, später auch auf Spielkarten. Weil das Ass in den meisten Kartenspielen die höchste ‹Trumpf›karte ist, nennt man heute (nach engl. Vorbild) im übertragenen Gebrauch z. B. auch einen… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • ass — ass1 [as] n. [ME asse < OE assa, assen: prob. < OIr assan or Welsh asyn, both < L asinus] 1. any of a number of horselike perissodactylous mammals (family Equidae) having long ears and a short mane, esp. the common wild ass (Equus… …   English World dictionary

  • ASS — Abreviatura de agencia de sistemas sanitarios. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico


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