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 ?
he called me ten times a donkey, and piled a lot of jackasses on top of that
Th' world's full o' jackasses brayin' an' they never bray nowt but lies.
Oh dear, oh dear," he says, "there is such a comfort in one's old coat and old shoes, one's armchair and own fireside, one's own writing- desk and own library--with a little girl climbing up my neck, and saying, 'Don't go to London, papa--you must stay with Edith'; and a little boy, whom I have taught to speak the language of cats, dogs, cuckoos, and jackasses, etc.