Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling an ass; asinine; absurdly stupid or obstinate: as, “the assish kind,” Udall, Luke xix.; “an assish phrase,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Resembling an ass; asinine; stupid or obstinate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like an ass; stupid or obstinate; asinine.

Etymologies

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ass +‎ -ish

Examples

  • An ass hat is a gentleman who has hair parted down the middle, with two assish wings of hair presiding over his majestic dome.

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  • Further, he quickly got him a beast to ride on, far, for sumptuous glory, beyond -- though as to nature as assish a creature as -- that on which Balaam was wont to ride; and by this exaltation he not only became more stately, but the horns of the beast would push for him.

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  • Further, He quickly got him a beast to ride on, far, for sumptuous glory, beyond (though as to nature, as assish a creature as) that on which Baalam was wont to ride: And by this exaltation he became not only more stately, but the horns of the beast would push for him (Rev 17: 3-6).

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  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

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  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

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  • It is the gentle nudge, the sheepish smile, the slightly pain-in-the-assish, "You still love me, don't you?"

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  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • A long day of standing in life-stealing, long-ass lines became even more criminal and assish as I counted the minutes before I could rip into the most awesome of delayed Christmas presents.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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