Jackass vs Jackassery - What's the difference?

jackass | jackassery |


As nouns the difference between jackass and jackassery

is that jackass is a male donkey while jackassery is the foolish or obnoxious behaviour of a jackass.

As a proper noun jackass

is (poker slang) a jack and an ace as a starting hand in texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity.

As a verb jackass

is (rare) to behave very obnoxiously.

jackass

English

Noun

(es)
  • A male donkey.
  • A foolish or stupid person.
  • An inappropriately rude or obnoxious person.
  • Synonyms

    * (male donkey) jack * (idiot) fool, idiot, dink, dope, buffoon * (obnoxious) jerk, asshole, bastard, bitch

    Derived terms

    * jackass penguin * laughing jackass

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (poker slang) A jack and an ace as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity
  • Verb

  • (rare) To behave very obnoxiously.
  • References

    * {{cite web , url = http://www.holdemsecrets.com/handnames.htm , title = Holdem Secrets - 400+ Pocket Cards , accessdate = 2008-08-07 , author = Rich McComas , authorlink = , coauthors = , date = 2004-12-05 }}

    See also

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    jackassery

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The foolish or obnoxious behaviour of a jackass.
  • *1955 , edition, ISBN 0553249592, page 134:
  • *:the hypothesis that Karnow had made a new will deserved a little exploration. To ask any of you about it would of course have been jackassery .