Adjective "jackasses" definition and examples

(Jackasses may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒakas/

Definitions and examples

noun

A stupid person.
  1. 'Please keep up the good work, including your relative distance from the Labor Party hack jackasses.'
  2. 'He's a jackass with a cocky attitude, and he's the reason why you and I have barely seen each other over the last month.'
A male ass or donkey.
  1. 'If he had the ears of a horse he'd look like a jackass.'
  1. 'To escape the monotony, some diggers managed to find an alternative source of meat – native game. Parrots and cockatoos, baked in a pie, were a popular dish, and possums and echidna were also sampled. Some were even known to dine on ‘jackass’ (kookaburra) pie.'

More definitions

1. a male donkey.

2. a contemptibly foolish or stupid person; dolt; blockhead; ass.

More examples(as adjective)

"ministers can be jackasses."

Origin

(jackass)