Not know (one's) ass from a hole in the ground In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "not know (one's) ass from a hole in the ground", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Zesty Y calendar 2022-02-09 10:02

Meaning of Not know (one's) ass from a hole in the ground

Synonyms:

not know the difference between one's ass and a hole in the ground , dumbski , not know one's head from a hole in the ground , Dead from the Neck Up

Not know (one's) ass from a hole in the ground slang rude

To be extremely stupid; not to be alert 

She didn't know her ass from a hole in the ground when quitting such a decent job.

What! You refused such a good price! You don't know your ass from a hole in the ground.

Other phrases about:

(as) thick as mince

Extremely stupid

(as) silly as a wheel

Very stupid, or silly

Just Fell Off the Turnip Truck

Used to describe someone who is naive, gullible, inexperienced, easily fooled, ignorant, unsophisticated, etc.

need (to have) your head examined

To  say, or believe something or someone that seems completely crazy, delusional, or stupid

Origin of Not know (one's) ass from a hole in the ground

The origin of this slang is not clear.

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no half measures

Adequate measures or actions

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There were no half measures in the wedding from the very beginning to the end.

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