arse rase asre sare rsae srae ares raes aers ears reas eras aser saer aesr easr sear esar rsea srea resa ersa sera esra
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word arse. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in arse.
Definitions and meaning of arse
From Middle Englishars, ers, from Old Englishærs, ears, from Proto-West Germanic*ars, from Proto-Germanic*arsaz (compare Dutchaars and GermanArsch), from Proto-Indo-European*h₃érsos(“backside, buttocks”) (according to Julius Pokorny and Carl Darling Buck).
(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɑːs/
(General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ɐːs/
(Ireland, US) IPA(key): /ɑɹs/
(current in South Africa, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, dated in New England, now vulgar) The buttocks or more specifically, the anus.
Synonyms:see Thesaurus:buttocks, Thesaurus:anus
2011, James Smart, The Guardian, 12 March:
As the novel progresses, he is shot in the hand with his own gun, shot in the arse with someone else's and lacerated by a prosthetic weed trimmer.
(chiefly UK, derogatory slang) A stupid, mean or despicable person.
2007, Martin Harrison, The Judgement of Paris, p.282:
“You're an arse,” Ellen said. ¶ “Please? You must like something about me …?” ¶ “I do. You're an arse. I just told you that. I feel comfy with you, because you're such an arse.”
2007, L. A. Wilson, The Silurian: Book One: The Fox and the Bear, p.103:
He looked at me, was just about to call me an arse, when I told him, “You throw it too hard. Try and think of the javelin hitting the target before you throw it. Let it all go through your mind first, see it, feel it, then throw it.” ¶ “Good advice, you arse,” he said and tried again.
2011, Joe Abercrombie, The Heroes, unnumbered page:
Felnigg. What a suppurating arse. Look at him. Arse.
For quotations using this term, see Citations:arse.
Sranan Tongo: lasi
arse (third-person singular simple presentarses, present participlearsing, simple past and past participlearsed)
(slang, intransitive) To be silly, act stupid or mess around.
Stop arsing around!
1985, Sam McAughtry, McAughtry's War, page 10,
He was university material, just arsing about as a rigger, arsing about, killing time with bohunks like me[…].
2005, Keri Hulme, The Bone People, page 291,
Pi, upset, roars, "Quit arsing around there and get cracking," and a dozen heads turn their way.
2011, Jaine Fenn, Bringer of Light, unnumbered page,
He was half-expecting a call from the lingua, telling him to stop arsing around, but his com stayed silent, so it looked like a certain amount of arsing around was allowed.
Univerbation of airi(“for the sake of it; therefore”) + se(“this”)
therefore, for this/that reason
c.800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12a22
(poetry, music)arsis(the stronger part of a measure or foot)
genitive/dative feminine singular of ars
nominative/accusativefeminine/neuter plural of ars
genitive/dativefeminine/neuter plural of ars
third-person singular simple perfect indicative of arde