jackass


jackass

noun

Definition of JACKASS

1
a person who lacks good sense or judgment <only a jackass would dive into a lake without first checking to see how deep the water is>
Near Antonyms sage, thinker; brain, genius
2
a stupid person <you don't have to act like a jackass just to get a girl to notice you>
Synonyms airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yo
Antonyms brain, genius
3
a sturdy and patient domestic mammal that is used especially to carry things <with our jackasses loaded with supplies, we slowly made our way down to the floor of the canyon>
Synonyms ass, burro, jackass, moke [British slang]
Related Words jack, jennet, jenny; hinny, mule; pack animal

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