noun jack·ass \ˈjak-ˌas\

: a male donkey

: a stupid person

Full Definition of JACKASS

:  donkey; especially :  a male donkey
:  a stupid person :  fool

Examples of JACKASS

  1. Some jackass spilled his drink on my shoes.
  2. <only a jackass would dive into a lake without first checking to see how deep the water is>

First Known Use of JACKASS


Other Animal Husbandry Terms

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JACKASS Defined for Kids


noun jack·ass \ˈjak-ˌas\

Definition of JACKASS for Kids

:  a donkey and especially a male donkey
July 03, 2015
interpellate Hear it
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