Definition of bass-ackwards in English:

bass-ackwards

adverb & adjective

North American
informal
  • another way of saying ass-backwards
    • ‘I live here now and there is bassackwards high country thinking all around.’
    • ‘You've got him all bassackwards, and it seems like you don't even care.’
    • ‘Somehow, wearing a taboo word on your shirt is all right, as long as it's written in some way bassackwards.’
    • ‘However, I also feel that the Community Corporation is going about things in a ‘bassackwards ' way.’
    • ‘It seems the previous owners of the car must have had the hoses replaced and the mechanic must have put the hoses on there bassackwards.’

Pronunciation

bass-ackwards

/ˌbasˈakwərds/