(vulgar) An annoying, contemptible, or worthless person.
* 1996 , Timothy Jay, What to Do When Your Students Talk Dirty page 207:
- He is such an asswipe !
(informal, vulgar) Toilet paper.
* 1976 , Micheal Clodfelter, The Pawns of Dishonor , Branden Press, ISBN 9780828315876, page 249:
- ...they have been exchanging insults in writing: "dickhead," "dillweed," "fuzzbutt," "dorkwad," "asswipe ," and so forth.
* 1983 , Nicholas Proffitt, Gardens of Stone , Carroll & Graf, ISBN 9780881840179, page 317:
- I rapidly expended my own and everyone else’s supply of tiny rolls of asswipe and was reduced to wiping my nasty behind with leaves and grass.
* 2008 , Joseph Heywood, Death Roe: A Woods Cop Mystery ,
][http://www.amazon.com/Death-Roe-Woods-Mystery-Mysteries/dp/1599214288 Globe Pequot, ISBN 9781599214283, page 252:
(figuratively) A periodical which has the habit of publishing questionable truths.
- “I doubt a dime would buy a single square of asswipe in this city, ”
- Our local paper is an asswipe .
* (toilet paper) wipebreech, torchecul, arsewisp, bumfodder, tail-napkin, bunghole cleanser, wipe-breech
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (l), (l).
To move an object over, maintaining contact, with the intention of removing some substance from the surface. (cf. rub)
- Melissa wiped her glasses with her shirt.
- I wiped the sweat from my brow with the back of my hand.
* 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
- Tom started to wipe his eyes.
To remove by rubbing; to rub off; to obliterate; usually followed by away'', ''off'', or ''out .
* (rfdate) Milton
- So they passed through the Palace Gates and were led into a big room with a green carpet and lovely green furniture set with emeralds. The soldier made them all wipe their feet upon a green mat before entering this room, and when they were seated he said politely
(obsolete) To cheat; to defraud; to trick; usually followed by out .
- Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon.
* (rfdate) Robynson (More's Utopia)
(computing) To erase.
- If they by coveyne [covin] or gile be wiped beside their goods.
(plumbing) To make (a joint, as between pieces of lead pipe), by surrounding the junction with a mass of solder, applied in a plastic condition by means of a rag with which the solder is shaped by rubbing.
- I accidentally wiped my hard drive.
The act of wiping something.
A soft piece of cloth or cloth-like material used for wiping.
A kind of film transition where one shot replaces another by travelling from one side of the frame to another or with a special shape.
- multiple wipes of a computer's hard disk
* baby wipe
* wet wipe
* wipe away
* wipe off
* wipe out
* wipe somebody's eye
* wipe the floor
* wipe the slate clean
Compare (etyl) (m), (etyl) .