plural of jackass

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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • only a jackass would dive into a lake without first checking to see how deep the water is

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2 a stupid person
  • you don't have to act like a jackass just to get a girl to notice you

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3 a sturdy and patient domestic mammal that is used especially to carry things
  • with our jackasses loaded with supplies, we slowly made our way down to the floor of the canyon

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“Jackasses.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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