- 1. adjective
The car spun out of control and I ended up ass-backwards in a ditch.b) Hopelessly misguided; having taken the utterly wrong choice.
No wonder it doesnt work. The whole design is ass-backwards.2. adverba) Moving backwards, that is, rear end first.
They did the whole design ass-backwards. No wonder it doesnt work.b) In a hopelessly misguided manner.
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ass backwards — adverb AMERICAN IMPOLITE in an extremely confusing way, especially in a way completely opposite to the correct way: Look, you put this together ass backwards … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
ass-backwards — ☆ ass backwards [as′bak′wərdz ] adj., adv. Slang of or in a way that is particularly contrary to the usual way, confusing, etc. * * * … Universalium
ass-backwards — ☆ ass backwards [as′bak′wərdz ] adj., adv. Slang of or in a way that is particularly contrary to the usual way, confusing, etc … English World dictionary
ass backwards — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, a reculons, against the grain, anarchic, anticlockwise, arear, arsy varsy, astern, away, awkwardly, back, backward, backwards, balled up, bitched, bitched up, blunderingly, bollixed up, buggered, buggered up … Moby Thesaurus
ass-backwards — adverb see ass backward II … Useful english dictionary
ass backwards — inside out; upside down; all wrong; mixed up … English contemporary dictionary
ass-backwards — adverb & adjective N. Amer. informal contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical … English new terms dictionary
ass-backward — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: ass (IV) + backward : ludicrously disordered : showing an arrangement grotesquely counter to the usual or workable incompetents doing their work in an ass backward way II. adverb or … Useful english dictionary
ass over teakettle — falling over backwards, head over heels The cowboy knocked him off his feet ass over teakettle! … English idioms
SSA — Ass Backwards … Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand