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or ass·back·ward

[ as-bak-werdz ]
/ ˈæsˈbæk wərdz /

adverb Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.

in an order or way reverse from the usual: You've sewn the sleeve on assbackwards.
in a manner incongruously or preposterously counter to what is customary, probable, or feasible: The plan fell apart because everything leading up to it was handled assbackwards.

Nearby words

assay cup, assay groove, assay office, assay ton, assaying, assbackwards, asse, assegai, assemblage, assemblagist, assemble

Origin of assbackwards

First recorded in 1935–40; ass2 + backwards Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019