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What does "douchebag" mean??

i saw a video an youtube that's called "Douchebag" (it's by Shane Dawson)

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    It is an insult. It is basically equivalent to idiot. The literal meaning is a little less polite to talk about.

     

    'Douchebag' is American slang and is used to decribe someone (usually a male) who is a)considered to be a mean or rude person b) seen as being arrogant or obnoxious (especially just because they want to appear cool) or c) an excessively self-obssessed person. A very similar word is 'jerk'

    Ha ha! This is a pretty rude American insult, which, surprisingly has not become British English.

    I don't think I should define it myself other than to say it means a worthless or irritating person. If you really want to know try these links:

    http://uk.wrs.yahoo.com/_ylt=A7x9QfiSo.tNLmwAFgBLBQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTBybWpoN25zBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA2lyZAR2dGlkAw--/SIG=11nmos8s3/EXP=1307317266/**http%3a//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douche

    http://uk.wrs.yahoo.com/_ylt=A7x9QfiSo.tNLmwAFwBLBQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByazUxbmZ2BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMwRjb2xvA2lyZAR2dGlkAw--/SIG=12claci0t/EXP=1307317266/**http%3a//www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/douche%2520bag

    and [ this one is a very rude slang dictionary. I do not advise you to use any of the words!]

    http://uk.wrs.yahoo.com/_ylt=A7x9QfiSo.tNLmwAFQBLBQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByNGxmazk4BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA2lyZAR2dGlkAw--/SIG=12e4kb1j4/EXP=1307317266/**http%3a//www.urbandictionary.com/define.php%3fterm=douchebag

    It means a device with which women rinse their pussy. So, quite rude. Pussy, idiot, asshole.

     

    I agree with Harry and Winston. You'll need to know the literal meaning if you want to understand the intention properly.

     

    It is offensive and insulting. Just because you heard it somewhere doesn't mean it's ok.

    A douche hyphen bag is even worse !

    Anyone know if this phrase was popularized by "Saturday Night Live", or did it have an extensive life beforehand?

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