The Alternative English Dictionary: asshatty

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asshatty etymology asshat + y
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory) Like an asshat; obnoxiously foolish, rude, etc.
    • 2009, Nora Roberts, Vision in White, Berkley (2009), ISBN 9781101030509, unnumbered page: {{…}} My behavior was ass-hatty in the extreme. Everything I said was from the box of stupid I brought in with me. Since I can't take it back, you have to forgive me. You don't have a choice.”
    • 2012, E. Gabriella Coleman (quoting Encyclopedia Dramatica), "Phreaks, Hackers, and Trolls: The Politics of Transgression and Spectacle", in The Social Media Reader (ed. Michael Mandiberg), New York University Press (2012), ISBN 9780814764053, page 112: Symptoms include being inconsiderate and generally asshatty to friends and family, the common offensive use of racial epithets, and a tendency to interfere in other people's business uninvited “for the laughs.”
    • 2013, Katie MacAlister, Time Thief, Signet (2013), ISBN 9781101603901, unnumbered page: Gregory will join the Watch and help you make Travellers less asshatty, {{…}}
Synonyms: asshattish

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