Translation for 'jackass' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN   a jackass | jackasses
SYNO bozo | cuckoo | fathead | ...
jackass {noun} [stupid person]глупак {м}
jackass penguin {noun} [Spheniscus demersus]
африкански пингвин {м}
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Usage Examples English
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  • Jackrabbits are hares, mammals in the same family as rabbits. The word comes from a contraction of "jackass rabbit", which derives from their long ears looking as though they belonged to a donkey.
  • Al Tayeea said he met John Walker Lindh, "the American Taliban", who he describes as a "good guy" and a "jackass".
  • The most common mascot symbol for the party has been the donkey, or jackass.
  • 5 The Jackass", with "jackass" being another name for a male donkey, the mascot of the Democratic Party.

  • Solzhenitsyn commented, "Oh, fortunate New York State, to have such a perspicacious jackass for a judge!
  • There were also many side games and tournaments, called "jackass events" by many attendees. These were meant as time-passers to allow attendees to keep busy while waiting for their game to start.
  • Toga was an African penguin who was stolen from the zoo. Toga was the first South African jackass penguin bred at the zoo.
  • A jackass-barque, sometimes spelled jackass bark, is a sailing ship with three (or more) masts, of which the foremast is square-rigged and the main is partially square-rigged (topsail, topgallant, etc.) and partially fore-and-aft rigged (course).
  • Franklin's Jackass is a reference to a witticism by Benjamin Franklin, in which he derided property qualifications on the right to vote by asking whether the right to vote belongs to the man or to the jackass that he owns.

  • "Neurolaena lobata", commonly known as jackass bitters, In the Caribbean, it has been reported from Cuba, Trinidad, and the Bahamas.
  • A man named Valentin obtains a magic shagreen, a leather hide made from the skin of a wild jackass. The shagreen is said to grant its owner's every wish, but at the price of his immortal soul.
  • He nearly monopolized architecture in Davis County, and was irritated to find others' works. He criticized another's work as a "It has a Queen Anne front and a jackass behind".
  • 74 Coeur D'Alene - The largest silver strike in North America was made here and the story of the jackass that found it.
  • The phrase "A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one" is attributed to Rayburn.

  • Here, the equivocation is the metaphorical use of "jackass" to imply a simple-minded or obnoxious person instead of a male donkey.
  • "Kankō Maru" was a three-masted jackass-barque-rigged sailing vessel, with an auxiliary single-cylinder coal-fired [...] reciprocating steam engine turning a side paddlewheel.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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