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Slang

arsehole | asshole

This page is about the slang term arsehole | asshole

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Meaning

a selfish, unpleasant, obnoxious person

For example

  • You shouldn't talk to Jack today. He's being an arsehole for some reason.

  • Tony used to be a nice guy, but since he got promoted he's turned into an asshole. He thinks he's better than the rest of us now.

Note:
1. "arsehole" is the spelling used more in British and Australian English, while "asshole" is used more in American English 2. also used as a slang term for the anus

Warning! This is very bad language. If you are a non-native speaker, you are advised not to use it. (You could cause resentment or anger if you use it inappropriately.)

Quick Quiz

Someone who's called an arsehole by his workmates will probably be

a. a pretty unpopular person

b. a very friendly person

c. a highly respected person

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Contributor: Matt Errey