douchebag

noun

douche·​bag ˈdüsh-ˌbag How to pronounce douchebag (audio)
variants or less commonly douche bag
1
usually douche bag : a bag used for giving douches
a rubber douche bag
2
chiefly US slang : an obnoxious, offensive, or disgusting person
In America even scummy douchebags like you should be able to catch a cold. Stephen King

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of douchebag was in 1908

Dictionary Entries Near douchebag

Cite this Entry

“Douchebag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/douchebag. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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