Green’s Dictionary of Slang

-assed sfx

[ass n. (2)]

1. (orig. US) describing someone’s ass n. (2), e.g. narrow-assed adj.

R. Wright Long Dream 152: Them big-assed white folks is dumb!
[US]L. McMurtry Horseman, Pass By (1997) 147: The ugly waddle-assed waitress.

2. (orig. US) a general intensifier, e.g. panty-assed adj. [ext. of -ass sfx but note earlier half-assed adj. (1)].

C. Brossard Redemption in G. Feldman (ed.) Protest (1960) 120: And goddam if you aren’t here [...] Yogi, my frazzle-assed friend.
[US]L. Uris Battle Cry (1964) 193: What kind of stupid-assed question is that.
[UK]W. Talsman Gaudy Image (1966) 223: You goddamn, crazy-assed queer!
[US](con. WWII) R. Leckie Marines! 34: Major Brill’s bright-assed battalion.
[US](con. 1950s) H. Simmons Man Walking On Eggshells 163: St. Louis sure was living up to its name of being a jive-time, country-assed town.
[US]B. Jackson Get Your Ass in the Water (1974) 46: He gave me a dirty glass a water and a tough-assed piece a meat.
[US]M. Rumaker Exit 3 and Other Stories 50: Hey, call back that li’l sassy-assed boy!
[US]P. Thomas Down These Mean Streets (1970) 81: Still thinking about Paulie all the time and how she took him to the hospital just to get some simple-assed tonsils out. And Paulie died.
[UK]B. Beckham My Main Mother 148: That funny-assed way you talk.
[US]B. Greer Slammer (1977) 172: Nastiness! I wish you would listen at them ugly-assed words!
[US]J.L. Gwaltney Drylongso 234: There was a gray chick that used to come over here askin’ me all kinds of simple-assed questions.
[US](con. 1968) D.A. Dye Citadel (1989) 207: Puny-assed reconnaissance party might just get blown completely off the wall.
[UK]K. Sampson Powder 112: All men were assholes and Englishmen were flat-assed pricks with extra fries.