badass

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bad·ass

 (băd′ăs′) Vulgar Slang
n.
A mean-tempered or belligerent person.
adj.
Mean; belligerent.

[bad + ass.]

badass

(ˈbædˌæs)
n
a tough or aggressive person: the meanest badass in town.
adj
1. tough or aggressive: a badass rock band.
2. excellent: a real badass watch.

bad•ass

(ˈbædˌæs)
Slang: Usu. Vulgar. adj.
1. mean-tempered.
n.
2. a mean-tempered troublemaker.
Also, bad′assed`.
[1950–55]
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