A quadruped of the genus Equus (E. asinus), smaller than the horse, and having a peculiarly harsh bray and long ears. The tame or domestic ass is patient, slow, and sure-footed, and has become the type of obstinacy and stupidity. There are several species of wild asses which are swift-footed.
A dull, heavy, stupid fellow; a dolt.
ass in Afrikaans is groutjie, donkie, esel
ass in Dutch is ezel
ass in Finnish is aasi
ass in German is Esel, Esel, Dummkopf
ass in Norwegian is esel
ass in Portuguese is burro