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What's the Best Replacement for the Word "Douchebag"?

What's the Best Replacement For the Word "Douchebag"?

I keep hearing calls to retire the word "douchebag" because it's played out or overused. (Here and here, for example.) Really? So is the word "the," but we still need it! I mean, with people like Nikki Sixx and Spencer Pratt around, we have to have a word that adequately signifies a thing that's really bad for women. I plan on still using it, but if we had to, what's the best replacement for "douchebag"?


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danixk danixk 7 years
tool and wanker or wankah as I say it, are high on the list for me =)
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 8 years
I love pratt! that's a good one. "he's such a pratt" lol! love it!
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
ass clown for me.
Soapboxer Soapboxer 8 years
Dickface and Fuckt@rd are great as well
girlie871 girlie871 8 years
hahaha pratt!! just caught that. i also like he words blowhard and prick
girlie871 girlie871 8 years
im not ready to retire douchebag. sometimes i just say douche for short. if i had to choose another work id say tool, but only if i had to!
Rebecca14916991 Rebecca14916991 8 years
lol yeokr! Twatwaffle! rofl
TammyO TammyO 8 years
Nope. I like douchbag just fine. It just says so much in douchbaggery actions!
Isista Isista 8 years
I've grown quite fond of the term "asshat"...and the imagery is hilarious lol.
yeokr yeokr 8 years
there was an article i read over the summer i think discussing the need to find a linguistically pleasing word to replace douchebag because that is its secret power: it feels good to say even though it may be said too often. the funniest reply i saw to the posting was "twatwaffle" which is also really really fun to say. otherwise i also enjoy asshat.
Mommymou Mommymou 8 years
I'd personally like to use all of those words when describing a douchebag.
sharlu sharlu 8 years
lol! assclown!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
I use assclown and asshat a lot
Seitan Seitan 8 years
CaffeePants CaffeePants 8 years
I voted for asshat but I usually use toolbox instead of tool.
tiabia tiabia 8 years
For the love of greatness, can we PLEASE KEEP Douchebag!!! There is no replacing that word!!!
Pistil Pistil 8 years
The only other words I actually use to refer to someone disagreeable are 'dipshit' and 'jackass'. I did hear my boyfriend use the term 'asshat' for the first this weekend, and I thought it was hilarious, esp. coming from him.
janagoldhill janagoldhill 8 years
douchebag is too amazing to be replaced. but i think assface comes in a close second as far as humor in a condescending word..
Fitness Fitness 8 years
Oh Giggle, don't make me choose. I like the oldfashioned nimrod and pratt, but voted for wanker cause I used that in college for all those intellectual boys in black turtlenecks.
la-dee-da-dee la-dee-da-dee 8 years
lol Pratt!! he's gross!
riccaroo62 riccaroo62 8 years
chris brown and turd burglar come to mind..
Emma Emma 8 years
i think that the ndw term should be barbara here is a demonsttration photo i amde::
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 8 years
Greggie, check out the link attached to Nikki's name. We're talking epic douchelord/nimrod/shmuck-face. :oy:
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I think douchebag is one of a kind and not over at all. "Pratt" is such a monster douchebag that he's in a category all his own. I had no idea Nikki Sixx fit into the category. Shows how long it's been since I paid attention to the Crue.
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