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Noun: ass  as
  1. Hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
     
  2. Domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    - domestic ass, donkey, Equus asinus, moke [Brit, informal]
     
  3. [N. Amer, vulgar] The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    "he deserves a good kick in the ass";
    - buttocks, nates [technical], butt [N. Amer, informal], backside, bum [Brit, informal], buns [N. Amer, informal], can [N. Amer, informal], fundament, hindquarters, hind end, posterior, rear [informal], rear end [informal], rump, stern [informal], seat, tail, tail end, tooshie [informal], tush [N. Amer, informal], bottom, behind, derriere, patootie [US, informal], botty [informal], booty [N. Amer, informal], bahookie [UK, dialect, informal], heinie [US, informal], duff [N. Amer, informal], tushy [N. Amer, informal], derrière
     
  4. [informal] A pompous fool
     
  5. [US, vulgar] Slang for sexual intercourse
    - rumpy-pumpy [informal]

Derived forms: asses

Type of: body part, boofhead [Austral, informal], carnal knowledge, charlie [Brit, informal], coition, coitus, copulation, diddy [Brit, informal], dill [Austral, NZ, informal], drongo [Austral, NZ, informal], equid, equine, fool, galah [Austral, informal], intercourse, juggins [Brit, informal], jughead [N. Amer, informal], mampara [S.Africa, informal], meathead [informal], moegoe [S.Africa, informal], muggins [Brit, informal], nit [Brit, informal], relation, sap [N. Amer, informal], sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, tomfool

Part of: body, Equus, genus Equus, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Ass