pig’s arse n.1
1. a difficult or messy situation.
|Last Detail 22: I wish I was going to Portsmouth instead of being stuck in this pig’s ass of a place.|
|Never in My Lifetime in Best Radio Plays (1984) 71: We could have this whole pig’s arse tidied up in no time if the blokes upstairs’d see sense.|
|Sheepshagger 157: Yewer tryin to explain things that can’t be fuckin explained [...] an makin a pig’s arse of everything.|
2. (Irish) a contemptible person.
|Confessions of Proinsias O’Toole 78: Ma hair’ll niver grow again an’ all because that pig’s arse wanted a patsy for a shortage in last week’s collection.|
|(con. 1968) Reckoning for Kings (1989) 234: Now let’s go see that pig’s behind we call a doctor. [Ibid.] 236: He was assured a high place in almost any government that followed. Pig’s asses [...] were not necessarily guaranteed to end as bacon.|