jackass


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jack·ass

 (jăk′ăs′)
n.
1. A male ass or donkey.
2. A foolish or stupid person; a blockhead.

jackass

(ˈdʒækˌæs)
n
1. (Animals) a male donkey
2. a stupid person; fool
3. (Animals) laughing jackass another name for kookaburra
[C18: from jack1 (male) + ass1]

jack•ass

(ˈdʒækˌæs)

n.
1. a male donkey.
2. a contemptibly foolish or stupid person; dolt; blockhead; ass.
[1720–30]
jack′ass`er•y, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jackass - a man who is a stupid incompetent fooljackass - a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
fool, muggins, saphead, tomfool, sap - a person who lacks good judgment
2.jackass - male donkey
ass - hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse

jackass

noun
One deficient in judgment and good sense:
Informal: dope, gander, goose.
Translations
حِمارغَبي
hlupákosel
æselfjolsmulæsel
aasiaasiori
szamárcsõdör
asniflón, asni
愚か者牡ロバ雄ロバ馬鹿者
ēzelismuļķis
idiotmagarac
aptal kişierkek eşekeşek

jackass

[ˈdʒækæs] N (= donkey) → asno m, burro m (fig) (= person) → burro m

jackass

[ˈdʒækæs] n (= fool) → crétin m

jackass

n (= donkey)Eselhengst m; (inf: = person) → Esel m (inf), → Blödmann m (inf), → Nullchecker(in) m(f) (inf)

jackass

[ˈdʒækˌæs] n (also) (fig) (old) → asino, somaro

jackass

(ˈdʒӕkӕs) noun
1. a male ass.
2. a stupid person. the silly jackass!
laughing jackass
a type of Australian bird that sounds as if it is laughing.
References in classic literature ?
Take a jackass, for instance: a jackass has that kind of strength, and puts it to a useful purpose, and is valuable to this world because he is a jackass; but a nobleman is not valuable because he is a jackass.
that is the idea; for Juliet's a dear sweet mere child of a girl, you know, and she doesn't bray like a jackass.
See here, you son of an imported Malaga jackass," he said between his teeth, "I'd have you know that I'm related on my mother's side to Carbine, winner of the Melbourne Cup, and where I come from we aren't accustomed to being ridden over roughshod by any parrot-mouthed, pig-headed mule in a pop-gun pea-shooter battery.
and shoot her ahead for a fathom or two, and if you catch me afloat again with such a horse-marine as your self, why, rate me a ship's jackass, that’s all.
TRAVELLING through the sage-brush country a Jackass met a rabbit, who exclaimed in great astonishment:
No," said the Jackass, "you are the smallest donkey.
The long and the short of it is, I consider him a reverend jackass.
Any jackass gets aboard one and runs it from hell to breakfast, blowin' his whistle to beat the band and tellin' the rest of the world to look out for him, because he's comin' and can't look out for himself
There is that jackass Fred Bullock is going to marry Maria--there's Goldmore, the East India Director, there's Dipley, in the tallow trade--OUR trade," George said, with an uneasy laugh and a blush.
Accepting the Jackass as the type of self-sufficient stupidity and conceit--a custom, perhaps, like some few other customs, more conventional than fair--then the purest jackass in Cloisterham is Mr.
There's argument and good logic in it," said Paul; "music is music, and it's always noisy, whether it comes from a fiddle or a jackass.
While Henry Gowan, whom Decimus had thrown away, went through the whole round of his acquaintance between the Gate of the People and the town of Albano, vowing, almost (but not quite) with tears in his eyes, that Sparkler was the sweetest-tempered, simplest-hearted, altogether most lovable jackass that ever grazed on the public common; and that only one circumstance could have delighted him