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Adjective: badass  'bad,as
Usage: N. Amer, vulgar
  1. Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    "badass acts against another country";
    - aggressive, belligerent, chippy [N. Amer]
  2. Annoyed and irritable
    - crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, arsey [Brit]
  3. (informal) brilliant; very good
    - storming [Brit], blinding [Brit], stonking [Brit], brill [Brit], wicked, cushty [Brit], ace, def, magic [Brit], smokin', smoking, super, sick [N. Amer]
Noun: badass  'bad,as
Usage: N. Amer, vulgar
  1. Someone who is aggressive, belligerent or bad-tempered

Derived forms: badasses

See also: amazeballs [non-standard, informal], awesome [informal], beaut [Austral, NZ], beezer [UK, archaic], excellent, fantabulous, first-class, hostile, ill-natured, splendid, top-drawer

Encyclopedia: Badass