Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Vulgar Slang The anus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the anus; ass

Etymologies

Perhaps alteration of kazoo.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
probably a variant of kazoo (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I haven't really played with Posterous yet, but John Haydon says it's the bomb-diggity for automatically re-posting content out the wazoo, which is good enough for me!

    Always the Last to Know: Posterous

  • Be careful of any fish oil that smells/tastes rancid and it goes bad very fast and then produces free radicals up the wazoo, which is very counterproductive if you're taking these things for your health!

    Recommended Fish Oils

  • In celebration of the blogiversary, I’ve fixed a number of templates (MT has templates up the wazoo, which is unfortunate when making minor changes in appearances.

    2006 January « Compulsive Knitter

  • "Air planes are stacked up the 'wazoo' up there trying to get down here," one colonel said just before his troops exited the C-17.

    Mudville Gazette

  • Sadly for this brand, E*TRADE pretty much set the definition for "wazoo" with their 2000 Super Bowl spot.

    Adland

  • (Note: I have no idea where on the body the "wazoo" is.)

    FanHouse

  • Sorry, but it can't be easy to work with cameras up the wazoo all the time.

    Holly Cara Price: Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #11, "Quoth The Raven: Nevermore"

  • "Here I am, surrounded by sophisticated media of all types, paying out the wazoo so I can get cable, and what am I doing?" said Reid, a 60-year-old Publishers Weekly editor.

    Catching the Knicks, 1960s-Style

  • Everyone complains out the wazoo about the price of organic food.

    Maria Rodale: Is Organic Sexy? Let's Vote!

  • Flaunting charisma out the wazoo, this relatively brief, dialogue-free dance flick is the most infectious tribute to the Big Apple since Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind."

    Fighting Hard to Be Seen

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  • I think that the wazoo is a kind of metaphysical black hole, which exerts a warping effect on space and time in its vicinity, thus making the correct choice of associated preposition difficult, if not downright impossible.

    Or maybe it's just a favorite watering hole of kazoo players in Kalamazoo.

    January 23, 2008

  • You might want to consider the audience first, Asativum. ;-)

    January 23, 2008

  • Hm. If context is what things are taken out of, and wazoo what things come out of, does this mean that the next time someone asks for some context, I should tell them to go look up their wazoo?

    January 23, 2008

  • As opposed to context?

    January 23, 2008

  • Not to be confused with Yazoo City, Miss., out of which little more than Amtrak, the River of Death, a few odd movie references, and a lot of kudzu seems to come.

    January 23, 2008

  • What things come out of.

    January 23, 2008