Ass - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |æs|  American pronunciation of the word ass
Brit.  |æs|  British pronunciation of the word ass


- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on (syn: arse, backside, behind, bottom, bum, butt, buttocks, can, fanny, fundament, hindquarters, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, stern, tail, tush)
- a pompous fool
- hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
- slang for sexual intercourse (syn: fuck, fucking, screw, shag)


He will tell them everything about my ass.

I've worked my ass off.

• He's a pompous ass.

Kiss my ass!

Tear your ass up!

Stuff your "thank you" up your ass!

Up your ass, friend!

I bet my ass on that!

Drag / Tear / Haul your ass!

Get your ass in(to) gear!

I won't give it a rat's ass!

You're a smart ass!

Word forms

singular: ass
plural: asses
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