The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of asshat

asshat

adjective

  • pejorative metaphoric adjective; refers to those who have their heads up their asses - metaphorically speaking; as in short sighted, dimwitted or asinine or self-absorbed persons

    "That selfish asshat doesn't give a damn about anyone but himself."

    Last edited on Jun 17 2011. Submitted by Fireox from Gloucester, Gloucester Courthouse, VA, USA on Jun 17 2011.

noun

  • general derogatory term for a person; "idiot"; "moron"; "loser".
                                                                                                               

    Citation from "The Rocker in the Rinse Cycle", Bones (TV), Season 5 Episode 19 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 21 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 07 2004.

  • a person who behaves in an offensive, pompous manner; "jerk".
                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "He's Dead, She's Dead", Castle (TV, 2010), Season 3 Episode 2 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                         

                       

                                                                      

               

    Citation from "Pilot", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 1 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 24 2011. Submitted by Sam on Jun 25 2008.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: great; "awesome"; "cool".
Definitions include: Gain weight usually (but not exclusively) applied to females.
Definitions include: "brother".
Definitions include: random luck.
Definitions include: cigarette. Pronounced "sig."
Definitions include: person who engages in computer security breaching through use of widely available prepackaged exploiting utilities, for recreational purposes and without significant low-level knowledge of computer security.
Definitions include: Term coined by Princeton professor Robert George, speaking rhetorically about how conscientious objectors to same-sex marriage can expect to be stigmatized as part of the "Bob Jonesification of dissenters".
Definitions include: long hair.
Definitions include: unintelligent.
Definitions include: secret or incriminating.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(63)  
No longer use it(1)  
Heard it but never used it(34)  
Have never heard it(21)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 62 votes: 41%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/asshat">asshat</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/asshat asshat]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.