pain in the ass pain in the ass

Definition(s):

  • (n) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage(s):

  1. Van Damme has been known as a martial-arts legend, movie star and pain in the ass.
  2. But I was a pain in the ass to live with.
  3. In fact, he's a pain in the ass.

News

  1. The Ten Beauty Sacrifices We Continue to Make

    Achieving beauty perfection can sometimes be as easy as swiping on some lipstick; other times, it can be a total pain in the ass. Many cosmetically enhancing treatments and tricks come with baggage: Anyone who's come into contact with an eyelash curler knows that, at some point, you're going to ... More »
    on June 25, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. The 5 Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week: June 21

    5. Elan Insanity Enough with the fun and games Elan ! Now that you've summarily dismissed Royalty Pharma as a mate, it's time to stop acting like a royal pain in the ass and select your own suitor. U.S.-based Royalty Pharma withdrew its appeal against a ruling by Ireland's regulator on takeovers Tuesday, which means its $8 billion hostile offer for Elan automatically lapses. As a result, Elan ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  3. Bike Wars: While many people are starting to...

    While many people are starting to realize that, oh hey, Citi Bike is not a pain in the ass, angry Soho denizens are not giving up the anti-bike fight. The Soho Alliance has sued the DOT, demanding that they remove...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

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