Definition of jackass in English:

jackass

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒakas
 
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noun

1A stupid person.
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  • First, you had every right to break up with me because I was a complete jackass and a moron and you had every right.
  • Hey beautiful… don't worry about the jackasses in the school, tomorrow you will be loved again.
  • Please keep up the good work, including your relative distance from the Labor Party hack jackasses.
2A male ass or donkey.
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  • He could tame a stallion, breed a jackass, lead an army and charm the ladies.
  • Normally I'd view these matters with detachment, but to find a race-horse among jackasses is an exciting thing, and a great occasion for the empire.
  • If he had the ears of a horse he'd look like a jackass.
3Australian short for laughing jackass.
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  • To escape the monotony, some diggers managed to find an alternative source of meat – native game. Parrots and cockatoos, baked in a pie, were a popular dish, and possums and echidna were also sampled. Some were even known to dine on ‘jackass’ (kookaburra) pie.
  • There are two species of Kookaburra - the Blue Winged (also known as Leach Kingfisher, Howling Jackass and Barking Jackass) and the Laughing Kookaburra (also known as Giant Kingfisher, Laughing Jackass and Settler's (or Bushman's) Clock).

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