browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
asinine

more about asinine

asinine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asinine  \As"i*nine\,  a.  [L.  asininus  fr  asinus  ass.  See 
  {Ass}.] 
  Of  or  belonging  to  or  having  the  qualities  of  the  ass,  as 
  stupidity  and  obstinacy.  ``Asinine  nature.''  --B.  Jonson 
  ``Asinine  feast.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asinine 
  adj  :  complacently  or  inanely  foolish  [syn:  {fatuous},  {inane},  {mindless}, 
  {vacuous}] 




more about asinine