Definition of ass-backwards in English:

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adverb& adjective

North American informal
Backwards or in a contrary way.
Example sentences
  • I was no longer attacking the slopes ass-backwards.
  • The philosophy behind this is that the best way to find fun is by stumbling ass-backwards into it, and what better way is there to stumble than drunkenly?
  • Basically, you just try stuff until you fall ass-backwards over the solution to the problem.

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Syllabification: ass-back·wards

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