Definition of ass-backwards in English:

ass-backwards

Line breaks: ass-backwards
Pronunciation: /asˈbakwədz
 
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North American informal

adverb

  • In a manner contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical: I never did like to do anything simple when I could do it ass-backwards
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    • 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.

adjective

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  • Contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical.
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    • The funny thing about this ass-backwards argument is that every time I ask a member of the ad-industry if the critics are right, s/he says yes.
    • This, I think, is one of the most ass-backwards notions of the modern voter.
    • Lyrical bombs are lobbed at the media, at celebrity-saturated culture, the ass-backwards music industry and America's foreign policy.

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