wild-ass

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Somali wild ass

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wild-ass (plural wild-asses)

  1. (zoology) Any of several wild equine mammals closely related to donkey, endemic of Asia and northeast Africa.
  2. (slang) A wild ass; an uneducated or boorish person.
    This estimate is completely unreliable! It was produced by a wild-ass.
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wild +‎ -ass

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wild-ass (comparative more wild-ass, superlative most wild-ass)

  1. (slang) Crazy; lacking caution or certainty.
    That's nothing but a wild-ass rumor.