dumbass vs hammerhead what difference

what is difference between dumbass and hammerhead

English

Etymology

dumb +‎ ass.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʌm.æs/

Noun

dumbass (plural dumbasses)

  1. (US, vulgar, slang) A stupid or foolish person.
    The dumbass walked off with my car keys and left me hers.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:fool

Translations

Adjective

dumbass (comparative more dumbass or dumberass, superlative most dumbass or dumbestass)

  1. (US, vulgar, slang) Stupid, foolish.
    That dumbass driver ruined my car!
    • 2015, Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely, All American Boys, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN)
      I zipped my coat up to the neck, worried now that going to the march was more dumbass than I’d thought. It got closer—the only frigging thing in the road!—and I realized I was shaking. I couldn’t move.

See also

  • hard-ass


English

Wikispecies

Etymology

hammer +‎ head

Pronunciation

Noun

hammerhead (plural hammerheads)

  1. The portion of a hammer containing the metal striking face (also including the claw or peen if so equipped).
  2. (zoology) Any of various sharks of the genera Sphyrna or Zygaena having the eyes set on projections from the sides of the head, which gives it a hammer shape.
  3. (zoology) A fresh-water fish; the hogsucker, Hypentelium nigricans, in the sucker family Catostomidae.
  4. (zoology) An African fruit bat, the hammer-headed fruit bat, Hypsignathus monstrosus, so called from its large blunt nozzle.
  5. (slang) A stupid person, a dunce.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter V:
      [The butler] joined us with a telegram for Bobbie on a salver. From her mother, I presumed, calling me some name which she had forgotten to insert in previous communications. Or, of course, possibly expressing once more her conviction that I was a guffin, which, I thought, having had time to ponder over it, would be something in the nature of a bohunkus or a hammerhead.
  6. A turn-around; a parking area constructed in a subdivision for initial access and construction.
  7. (biology) A kind of ribozyme; hammerhead ribozyme.

Synonyms

  • (shark): hammerhead shark, hammer fish, balance fish

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