variants or less commonly A-hole
plural a-holes also A-holes
slang
used as a euphemism for asshole
an arrogant a-holeDon't expect to be welcomed back if you act like an A-hole. Kristin Collins Jackson"… I don't want to seem like an a-hole, but if you're not on my team, I'm not going to talk to you." Patrick Beverley, quoted in Sports Illustratedan a-hole boss/attitude

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of a-hole was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“A-hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a-hole. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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Last Updated: 23 Aug 2022

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