to kick ass. See (def 34).
the practice or an instance of attempting to curry favor by the excessive use of compliments, praise, or the like. noun Flattery; currying favor with superiors; brown-nosing: It’s a short step from lip service to ass-kissing
- Ass man
ass man noun phrase A man with an extraordinary and consuming interest in doing the sex act; lecher; satyr; cocksman A man whose favorite part of female anatomy is the buttocks
to absolve; acquit; pardon. to atone for. Historical Examples Doubtless he may pardon and assoil all such in their unhappiness, forasmuch as the secret of it is with him. The Blue Flower, and Others Henry van Dyke And then he kneeled down on his knees, and prayed the hermit for to shrive him and assoil […]
- One’s ass off
one’s ass off adverb phrase Very hard; one’s best; to one’s utmost: I worked my ass off for that ungrateful jerk/ listen to that drummer play his buns off