Jackass penguin
Jackass Jack"ass`, n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster]

2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; -- disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster]

{Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three-masted vessel, with only the foremast square-rigged; a barkentine.

{Jackass deer} (Zo["o]l.), the koba.

{Jackass hare}, {Jackass rabbit} (Zo["o]l.). See {Jack rabbit}, under 2d {Jack}, n.

{Jackass penguin} (Zo["o]l.), any species of penguin of the genus {Spheniscus}, of which several are known. One species ({Spheniscus demersus}) inhabits the islands near the Cape of Good Hope; another ({Spheniscus Magellanicus}) is found at the Falkland Islands. They make a noise like the braying of an ass; -- hence the name.

{Laughing jackass}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Laughing}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jackass penguin — noun small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call • Syn: ↑Spheniscus demersus • Hypernyms: ↑penguin • Member Holonyms: ↑Spheniscus, ↑genus Spheniscus * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • jackass penguin — any of several boldly marked black and white penguins of the genus Spheniscus, esp. S. demersus, of southern Africa, with a call resembling a donkey s bray. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jackass — Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the foremast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass bark — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass deer — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass hare — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass rabbit — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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