backassward

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adjective back·ass·ward \ ˈbak-ˈa-swərd \
variants: or less commonly backasswards play \ˈbak-ˈa-swərdz\

Definition of backassward

US, informal
:utterly or ridiculously backward, foolish, or wrong :ass-backward
  • … encouraging backassward thinking …
  • —John C. DvorakPC Magazine9 June 1998

backassward

or less commonly backasswards adverb
    • We were doing everything backasswards that I thought we should be doing in the country.
    • —Joseph Kennedyquoted in Washington Post6 June 1993

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Origin and Etymology of backassward

alteration of1ass-backward


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