bass-ackwards

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Etymology[edit]

Spoonerism and euphemism of ass-backwards, meant to suggest the same meaning.

Adjective[edit]

bass-ackwards (comparative more bass-ackwards, superlative most bass-ackwards)

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, euphemistic, bowdlerization) Alternative form of ass-backwards.
    Their whole approach is bass-ackwards.

Adverb[edit]

bass-ackwards (comparative more bass-ackwards, superlative most bass-ackwards)

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, euphemistic, bowdlerization) Alternative form of ass-backwards.
    What do you expect? They did the job bass-ackwards.
    • 2005, Joe Lindsey, "What's with T-Mobile," at www.tourdefrancenews.com (retrieved 17 Jul., 2005),
      It’s certainly not helped by the bass-ackwards direction of team director Walter Godefroot. The man never met talent he couldn’t squander.

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