adjective Also bad·assed.
Origin of badass
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This is a new version of Catman, his past is yet to be told, but an ordeal made him not just badass, but flawed, deeply flawed.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast spoke to Dormer about her badass new role and all things Game of Thrones.Natalie Dormer Talks ‘Hunger Games,’ Feminism, and Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Needs More Dick|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It can happen to the guy playing a badass on Sons of Anarchy.
She is a badass who can take down any opponent that stands in her way, regardless of gender.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All that, and, Jonas tells me, “overall I thought it was just really badass.”Nick Jonas Is All Grown Up, Clutching His Penis and Everything|Kevin Fallon|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST