douchebag

or douche bag

[doosh-bag]

noun

a small syringe having detachable nozzles for fluid injections, used chiefly for vaginal lavage and for enemas.
Also called douche. Slang: Vulgar. a contemptible or despicable person.

Nearby words

  1. doucely,
  2. douceperes,
  3. douceur,
  4. douche,
  5. douche bag,
  6. doug,
  7. dough,
  8. dough bird,
  9. dough hook,
  10. doughbelly

Origin of douchebag

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for douche bag

douche bag

noun

the bag forming part of a douche
slang a contemptible person
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for douche bag

douchebag

n.

also douche-bag, douche bag, 1893, from douche + bag (n.). American English slang sense of "contemptible person" attested by 1967.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper