dumbassery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dumbass +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

dumbassery (uncountable)

  1. (slang, vulgar) Immature, foolish behavior; behavior typical of a dumbass
    • 2008, Sara Zarr, Story of a Girl[1], →ISBN:
      Speaking of savages, Bruce Cowell and his pack of jock-wannabes, who'd been kicked off every school team because of attitude problems and/or the use of illegal substances, were right on schedule for their weekly feats of dumbassery.
    • 2011 August 31, Max Read, “Wikileaks Freaks Out at Newspaper Over Its Own Dumbassery”, in Gawker[2]:
      Wikileaks Freaks Out at Newspaper Over Its Own Dumbassery
      Wikileaks has always had a healthy sense of self-importance—one that seems, at least in part, well-deserved. But there's something uniquely hubristic about accusing a major newspaper (and former collaborator) of "gross negligence or malice" over the release of 251,000 unredacted top-secret cables—when the fault lies with the website itself.