What is another word for jackass?

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[ d͡ʒˈakas], [ d‍ʒˈakas], [ dʒ_ˈa_k_a_s]

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How to use "Jackass" in context?

1. In contemporary usage, "jackass" is a term usually used to express disapproval, particularly of someone who is stupid or recklessly foolhardy. It is thought to derive from the old jacking horse, a horse used for pulling heavy loads, which was so named because the horse's posterior was so grotesquely shaped from long hours of hard work.

2. The term has been used in various forms for centuries, and can be found in both British and American English.

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