move one's ass

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of move one's ass

chiefly US, informal
used as an impolite way to say someone needs to hurry up
  • We don't have much time so you'd better move your ass!
  • They need to move their asses if they want to get there on time.

Word by Word Definitions

move play
  1. : to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion

  2. : to proceed toward a certain state or condition

  3. : to become transferred during play

  1. : the act of moving a piece (as in chess)

  2. : the turn of a player to move

  3. : a step taken especially to gain an objective : maneuver


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