Definition of jackass in English:

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jackass

Pronunciation: /ˈjakˌas/

noun

1A stupid person.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: jack·ass

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