big ass

[ big-as ]

nounSlang: Vulgar.
  1. an important, self-important, or influential person; a big shot: I prefer the freedom of a low-budget indie to working under the directives of a Hollywood big ass.

Origin of big ass

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby big ass

Other definitions for big-ass (2 of 2)

[ big-as ]

adjectiveSlang: Vulgar.
  1. having large buttocks: The article called him a lazy, big-assed has-been.

  2. very large and impressive: a marina full of big-ass yachts.

  1. outstanding for a specified quality: a big-ass liar; another big-ass blockbuster.

  2. important or self-important; influential: a big-ass attorney.

Origin of big-ass

First recorded in 1945–50; the British variant was first recorded in 1810–15 for def. 1; and for defs. 2-4, in 1995–2000.
  • Also big-assed [big-ast], /ˈbɪgˌæst/, especially British, big-arsed [big-ahrst] /ˈbɪgˌɑrst/ . Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023