douchery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

douche +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

douchery (uncountable)

  1. (US, slang, vulgar) Behaviour that is rude, obnoxious, ignorant, or foolish.
    • 2009, Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, It's Not Me, It's You: Subjective Recollections from a Terminally Optimistic, Chronically Sarcastic and Occasionally Inebriated Woman, Simon Spotlight Entertainment (2009), →ISBN, page 1:
      But I'm definitely not a sucker across the board: I do not find Lance Armstrong inspirational—yes, I know he won the tour de France like a hundred times with only one ball, but he also divorced his wife who stood by him through the cancer ordeal, broke up with Sheryl Crow, and seems to have topped off his douchery by allegedly screwing an Olsen twin.
    • 2011, Scott Stinson, "Recaps: Jersey Shore, Season 4, Episode 2", National Post, 11 August 2011:
      Ever the gentleman, he takes her to bed, then asks if she needs a taxi. Like, as soon as the act is complete. His douchery really does know no bounds.
    • 2012, Elisa Ludwig, Pretty Crooked, HarperCollins (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      Aidan was making kissy faces at me, and I wanted to punch him. This wasn't cool. Flirting was one thing. But this wasn't flirting ... it was just douchery.

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