Definitions

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  • n. The anus.
  • n. An inconsiderate or mean spirited person. Less vulgar and intense than fucker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. execretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vulgar slang for anus

Etymologies

From Middle English arce-hoole, equivalent to arse +‎ hole. Compare Old English ears-þerl ("anus", literally "arse-hole"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's a portmanteau from the OnStar service and the term arsehole, which is an English way of saying ...

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • Your Wrong, tumbo tells it as it is, Old Yank has a voice, as does all on ESB, get back to your real moniker arsehole!

    East Side Boxing

  • I firmly stand by my post. es Your Wrong, tumbo tells it as it is, Old Yank has a voice, as does all on ESB, get back to your real moniker arsehole!

    East Side Boxing

  • The boss thing is not a gender issue – it is a personality issue or, if you really want to get brutal, an "arsehole" issue.

    We're doomed if most women want a male boss

  • Like Donna, if I met an author whose work I love and aspire to but appeared to exhibit 'arsehole' behavior I'd shrug and still read it and maybe wish I hadn't met h/her.

    Dirty Lives and Times

  • You may recall that he was heard to call Ivan Lewis, the health minister, an "arsehole".

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The words 'arsehole' and 'David Vance' have been used in close proximity to each other on quite a few occasions, not least by the authors and readers of the nationalist weblog Balrog.

    A case of mistaken identity

  • Having had her shower, Chloe took a lipstick from her handbag and wrote 'arsehole' on Tommy's bathroom mirror.

    High Society

  • Filmmaker Richard Macer must have punched the air when the men he was filming started to confide to his camera, to point at the enemy and whisper "arsehole".

    The Guardian World News

  • From one of the many utterances that Mr Mihaka made, I took that one of the "arsehole" comments was directed

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

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