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"ass" in British English

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assnoun

uk   us   /æs/
  • ass noun (ANIMAL)

[C] old use a donkey
  • ass noun (BOTTOM)

[C] mainly US offensive (UK arse) the ​part of the ​body that you ​sit on [U] US offensive used by men to refer to ​sexualactivity, or to women ​considered only as ​possiblesexualpartners: I've never ​seen so much ​gorgeous ass.your ass mainly US offensive yourself: Get ​your ass in my ​office now!go ass over (tea)kettle to ​loseyourbalancesuddenly and ​fall over
(Definition of ass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ass" in American English

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assnoun [C]

 us   /æs/
  • ass noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a ​donkey (= ​animal like a ​smallhorse)
  • ass noun [C] (PERSON)

a ​person who does or says ​stupid things: a ​pompous ass
(Definition of ass from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ass”
in Spanish asno, burro, imbécil…
in Vietnamese con lừa, tên ngốc…
in Malaysian keldai, bodoh…
in Thai ลา, คนโง่…
in French âne, idiot, idiote…
in German der Esel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 驴…
in Turkish kıç, aptal, salak…
in Russian задница, тупица, осел…
in Indonesian keledai, bodoh, pantat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 驢…
in Polish tyłek, dupa, osioł…
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