asshole

noun

ass·​hole ˈas-ˌ(h)ōl How to pronounce asshole (audio)
1
usually vulgar : anus
2
a
usually vulgar : a stupid, annoying, or detestable person
b
usually vulgar : the least attractive or desirable part or area
used in phrases like asshole of the world

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of asshole was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near asshole

Cite this Entry

“Asshole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asshole. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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