[ad_1] noun Slang: Vulgar.
noun, plural ar·ses [ahr-seez] /ˈɑr siz/.
- Music. the upward stroke in conducting; upbeat.Compare .
- the part of a metrical foot that bears the ictus or stress.
- (less commonly) a part of a metrical foot that does not bear the ictus.Compare .
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
- (in classical prosody) the long syllable or part on which the ictus falls in a metrical footCompare
- the buttocks
- the anus
- a stupid person; fool
- sexual intercourse
- Australian effrontery; cheek
- get one’s arse into gear to start to do something seriously and quickly
“buttocks,” Old English ærs “tail, rump,” from Proto-Germanic *arsoz (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Norse ars, Middle Dutch ærs, German Arsch “buttock”), cognate with Greek orros “tail, rump, base of the spine,” Hittite arrash, Armenian or “buttock,” Old Irish err “tail.” Middle English had arse-winning “money obtained by prostitution” (late 14c.).