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To be out of order or reversed; very confused or mixed up; completely fouled up or wrong.

'Ass' refers to the rear end or buttocks, and 'backwards' means reversed. The phrase suggests that something is happening the wrong way, with the rear coming first. ('Ass' is an impolite word, so be careful using this phrase.)

Synonym: snafu
1) Jeb, you're riding that donkey ass backwards! Turn around!

2) You installed these windows ass backwards - the screens are supposed to be on the outside!
by VAKI5 May 10, 2005
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To do something totally wrong or stupid, whether intentionally or not. Something that is the opposite of itself. To be stupid or slow.
Did you see him curse out his girlfriend? That's just ass backwards.
by A-TownDown March 07, 2005
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to do something the exact opposite way that any normal person would do it. to defy logic by carrying out an act with no hope of accomplishing anything purposeful.
purposely doing something wrong to prove a really stupid point.
he attemped the task in an ass backward's fashion, despite all indication from his friend that he was doing it wrong.
by marty767 September 23, 2006
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Doing things the wrong way. Starting from the wrong end.
by Hatah June 17, 2006
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The electrical work was done assbackwards, causing many fires.

The toilet was installed assbackwards. That's why it smells like shit in here.
by The Bucktooth Robot June 24, 2009
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A goddamned piece of shit that doesn't do the thing it's fucking supposed to is "assbackwards".
Sony's new stupid box thing is goddamned assbackwards as fuck.
by Ruy_lopez June 24, 2009
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adj. - wrong, abnormal, negatively unique, against the norm (the norm owns mee)
Why do anything the normal way when we can do it ass-backwards?
by Joe March 20, 2003
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