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badass

English

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Etymology

bad +‎ ass

Pronunciation

Noun

badass (plural badasses)

  1. (US, slang) A mean or belligerent person; a person with extreme attitudes, behavior or appearance.
    Don't mess with that guy, he's a real badass.

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Adjective

badass (comparative more badass, superlative most badass)

  1. (US, slang) Having extreme appearance, attitude, or behavior that is considered admirable.
    That tough guy looks badass.

Usage notes

  • See cool (senses 3-7).
  • Compare wicked (sense 2)
  • See bad (etymology 2)

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