Something or someone that is just too good for their own good.

I wouldn't wanna mess with badass Chuck Norris

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  • Badass — is a trade name of Leo Quan, a manufacturer of bridges for guitars and basses. It was used on the Martin EB18 electric bass and is a replacement bridge on the Fender Precision Bass. HistoryLeo Quan Badass began in 1972 in the workshops of Glen… …   Wikipedia

  • badass — [bad′ast΄bad′as΄] n. Slang a troublemaker, esp. one who is rough, tough, mean, or, sometimes, violent adj. Slang of or characteristic of a badass: also badassed [bad′ast΄] …   English World dictionary

  • badass — tough guy, 1950s U.S. slang, from BAD (Cf. bad) + ASS (Cf. ass) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • badass — 1. mod. tough; bad; belligerent. □ Tom is one badass cop! □ Stop acting like such a badass punk! 2. n. a tough guy; a belligerent and arrogant person, usually a male. □ Don’t be such a badass all the time. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • badass — I. adjective Date: 1955 1. often vulgar ready to cause or get into trouble ; mean < pretending to be a badass gunslinger L. L. King > 2. often vulgar of formidable strength or skill < such a badass guitar player N Gai Croal > II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • badass — I. ¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: bad (II) + ass (herein) : ready and willing to cause or get into trouble : mean : tough down on the ground in a great big ring lived a badass lion who knew he was king The Signifying Monkey …   Useful english dictionary

  • badass — n, adj American (a person who is) aggressive, antisocial or worthless. The word, first popular among black Americans, is almost always now used with an element of approval or admiration, albeit some times grudging. The ass component simply… …   Contemporary slang

  • badass — bad|ass1 [ bæd,æs ] noun count AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL someone who can deal with difficult or dangerous situations without being afraid badass bad|ass 2 [ bæd,æs ] adjective AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL 1. ) very good, fashionable, interesting, etc. 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • badass — /bad as /, Slang (vulgar). adj. Also, badassed. 1. (of a person) difficult to deal with; mean tempered; touchy. 2. distinctively tough or powerful; so exceptional as to be intimidating. n. 3. a mean tempered troublemaker. [1960 65; BAD1 + ASS2] * …   Universalium

  • badass — n. (Slang) person who is bad tempered, hot tempered person; aggressive person; tough guy adj. (Slang) bad tempered; aggressive (of a person); difficult to deal with (of a person); mean; very impressive; having powerful effect …   English contemporary dictionary

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