asshole

noun
ass·​hole | \ ˈas-ˌ(h)ōl How to pronounce asshole (audio) \

Definition of asshole

1 usually vulgar : anus
2a 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

First Known Use of asshole

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Asshole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asshole. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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asshole

noun
How to pronounce asshole (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of asshole

US, informal + offensive
: a bad, stupid, or annoying person

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