Definition of "donkey" []

  • The domesticated ass (Equus asinus). (noun)
  • Slang An obstinate person. (noun)
  • Slang A stupid person. (noun)
  • A long-eared domesticated member of the horse family (Equidae), descended from the African wild ass (Equus asinus) (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A stupid or stubborn person (noun)
  • A footballer known for his or her lack of skill (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "donkey" in a sentence
  • "You can try it out for yourself: search for the term donkey and give it back as a JavaScript call"
  • "You're observation that opposing pitchers may make him look like a donkey is a most under-educated comment."
  • "Andale's can be fun, make sure the donkey is there ... a bar is always more fun when there's a donkey involved ... * grin* (But yes, the asses are always there ...)"