What does ARSE mean?

Definitions for ARSEɑrs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ARSE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(noun)

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

  2. arse, arsehole, asshole, bunghole(noun)

    vulgar slang for anus


  1. arse(Noun)

    The buttocks.

  2. arse(Noun)

    (not used in US, Canada) A stupid, mean or despicable person.

  3. arse(Verb)

    To be silly, act stupid or mess around.

    Stop arsing around!

  4. arse(Verb)

    To have the effort to do something, to be bothered.

  5. Origin: ærs, ears, from arsaz. Cognate with Dutch aars and German Arsch. Ultimately from orse (according to Julius Pokorny and Carl Darling Buck).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arse(noun)

    the buttocks, or hind part of an animal; the posteriors; the fundament; the bottom

  2. Origin: [AS. ears; rs; akin to OHG. ars. G. arsch, D. aars, Sw. ars, Dan. arts, Gr. (cf. o'yra` tail).]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arse

    ärs, n. the posterior parts of an animal.—adv. and adj. Ars′y-vers′y, backside foremost, contrary. [A.S. ears; Ger. arsch, Sw. ars; cog. with Gr. orros.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARSE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3275

Anagrams for ARSE »

  1. sera

  2. rase

  3. ares, Ares

  4. ears

  5. sear

  6. eras, ERAs

  7. Ares, ares, ears, ERAs, eras, rase, sear, sera


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARSE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARSE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. E. E. Cummings:

    A politician is an arse upon which everybody has sat except a man

  2. Rajan:

    A slip of the tongue is not the fault of the mind a kick on the arse will bring back the mind

  3. Frank McCourt:

    Teacher my arse. I'd be better off on the docks and the warehouses, lifting, hauling, cursing, eating hero sandwiches, drinking beer, chasing waterfront floozies. At least I'd be with my own kind, my own class of people, not getting above meself, acushla.

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