dumb·​ass ˈdəm-ˌas How to pronounce dumbass (audio)
variants or dumb-ass
plural dumbasses or dumb-asses
informal + vulgar
: a foolish or stupid person : idiot
acting like a total dumbass
dumbass adjective
or dumb-ass
informal + vulgar
This is a dumb-ass picture about dumb-ass men. Anthony Lane

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dumbass was in 1935

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Cite this Entry

“Dumbass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dumbass. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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