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Origin of ass1
OTHER WORDS FROM assass·like, adjective
Words nearby ass
Definition for ass (2 of 4)
Origin of ass2
usage note for ass
Definition for ass (3 of 4)
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Example sentences from the Web for ass
The revelation that, at age 42, Ben Affleck has one hell of an ass.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside, sat at a man on all fours, one high-heeled shoe in his mouth, the other protruding from his ass.
I had one, small bite of a chocolate cupcake, and was on my ass in an hour.
When it comes to protecting birds of prey, Illinois state law can be an ass.
The region of interest is known as the Amundsen Sea Sector, which means climate change is biting Earth in the ASS.Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years|Matthew R. Francis|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Four of these slabs are considered as a load for an ass, and six for a bullock.
I thought of Aristotle, who denied the existence of a mule because it was neither a horse nor an ass.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
The Ass was also used for agriculture, and was employed in the plough, as we find from many passages.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
Certainly,” answered her husband, “if our ass has a foal we shall have two asses.Sagas from the Far East|Various
Hawkins eyed me coldly for a minute, admonished me not to be an ass, and went on untying the launch.Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures|Edgar Franklin
British Dictionary definitions for ass (1 of 2)
Word Origin for ass
British Dictionary definitions for ass (2 of 2)
Word Origin for ass
Idioms and Phrases with ass
In addition to the idiom beginning with ass
- ass in a sling, have one's
- break one's ass
- chew out (one's ass off)
- cover one's ass
- drag one's ass
- kick ass
- kick in the pants (ass)
- kiss ass
- make a fool (an ass) of
- pain in the ass
- stick it (up one's ass)
- you bet your ass