Tool vs Douchebag - What's the difference?

tool | douchebag |

As nouns the difference between tool and douchebag

is that tool is (senseid)a mechanical device intended to make a task easier while douchebag is a sterile container which holds the fluid used for giving a vaginal douche.

As a verb tool

is to work on or shape with tools, eg, hand-tooled leather .



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(en noun)
  • (senseid)A mechanical device intended to make a task easier.
  • Equipment used in a profession, e.g., tools of the trade.
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  • Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means.
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  • (computing) A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations.
  • A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, by another person or group.
  • (slang) Penis.
  • (by extension, slang, pejorative) An obnoxious or uptight person.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Derived terms

    * toolbar * toolbox * toolchain * tool chest * tooling * toolkit * toolless * toollike * toolmaker * toolset


    (en verb)
  • To work on or shape with tools, e.g., hand-tooled leather .
  • To equip with tools.
  • To work very hard.
  • (slang) To put down another person (possibly in a subtle, hidden way), and in that way to use him or her to meet a goal.
  • Dude, he's not your friend. He's just tooling you.
  • (volleyball) To intentionally attack the ball so that it deflects off a blocker out of bounds.
  • (transitive, UK, slang, dated) To drive (a coach, etc.)
  • Synonyms

    * (volleyball) use

    Derived terms

    * tool around


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    Alternative forms

    * douche bag


    (en noun)
  • A sterile container which holds the fluid used for giving a vaginal douche.
  • (US, slang, vulgar) A jerk or asshole; a mean or rude person; someone seen as being arrogant, snobby or obnoxious.
  • ''That douchebag ruined my shrimp cocktail.
    ''Why doesn’t that guy get a job? He’s a regular douchebag .
    ''It's fine to help your friends eat healthy, but don't be a douchebag and harass them about it.
  • (US, slang) Any social misfit; a doofus, dork, or nerd.
  • ''That pocket protector makes you look like a douchebag .

    Derived terms

    * douchebaggery