Green’s Dictionary of Slang

ass-wipe n.

also wipe
[ass n. (2) + SE wipe; cf. earlier arsewipe n.]

1. lavatory paper.

[US] T. Berger Crazy in Berlin 60: Course I coulda let him take this stuff for ass-wipe.
[US]B. Rodgers Queens’ Vernacular 80: toilet paper [...] wipe.
[US](con. 1967) Bunch & Cole Reckoning for Kings (1989) 119: You want to keep one spoon, a couple of salt and peppers, three asswipe packs.
[US]H. Rawson Dict. of Invective (1991) 26: asswipe(r). Toilet paper or a substitute; an incompetent or foolish person. The term is old, Chaucer knew it as erswisp.
[US]Alt. Eng. Dict. [Internet] asswipe toilet paper Not commonly used today.

2. (also bungwipe) a general term of abuse; thus one who is not worth wiping one’s ass on.

[US](con. early 1950s) J. Peacock Valhalla 321: ‘The Red Cross,’ he snorted disgustedly. ‘Wouldn’t wipe my ass on ’em.’.
[US]D. Mitchell Thumb Tripping (1971) 116: You asswipe, you can make thirty-two!
[US](con. 1960s) R. Price Wanderers 183: At least he would be out of this shit-dump and away from these two asswipes.
[US]Maledicta 1 (Summer) 13: A person that you don’t like is often described in terms of various bodily parts or excretions: [...] he isn’t worth wiping your ass on (politely: your shoes), or ain’t worth trading for a shit-ass pup.
[US](con. 1963) P. Conroy Lords of Discipline 143: Put out for me, asswipe.
[US]G.V. Higgins Patriot Game (1985) 199: I don’t want nothin’, asswipe.
[US]S. King Different Seasons (1995) 452: You little keyhole-peeping cunt-licking bungwipe!
[US]M. Myers et al. Wayne’s World II [film script] (sneezing) Ass-wipe! Ass-wipe!
[US]Mad mag. Feb. 44: The newly created [Oscar] category of ‘Best Supporting Asswipe’.
[US]T. Fontana ‘God's Chillin’ Oz ser. 1 ep. 3 [TV script] Hey, I just mopped there, ass-wipes!
[US]P. Roth Human Stain 259: What are you, an asswipe?
Big Ben Journal 24 July [Internet] ‘Can I not cuss for 3 hours?’ I should be able to, but just in case let me get it out of my system now... Shit, Fuck, Bitch, Cocksucker, Motherfucker, Tits, Twat, Asswipe, Knob Shiner, Jerkoff.
[Ire]P. Howard PS, I Scored the Bridesmaids 254: Ass Wipe babbling away over my shoulder.
[Aus]J.J. DeCeglie Drawing Dead [ebook] This guy was an A-grade asswipe.

3. attrib. use of sense 2.

[US]S. Bellow Augie March (1996) 173: You little asswipe hoodlum!
[US]Mad mag. Nov. 40: Dudes of the jury, asswipe attorneys, fellow citizens.

4. any worthless piece of paper, like a parking ticket; thus by ext. a homophobic newspaper.

[US]R.O. Scott Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet] ass wipe: [...] 3. [1980s] a newspaper, particularly one negative toward gays. 4. a worthless piece of paper, like a old telephone number or parking ticket.
[US]Baltimore Sun (MD) 11 Sept. E5/2: Are you somking some wacky medical shit all rolled up in sheets of asswipe fishwrap you poop your writing onto?’.