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The meaning of "sad ass"

" Sad ass "
Meaning:
A reference to an inept or undesirable person or thing.
Example:
Since the coal mines and steelworks have closed many places in the Rust Belt have become real sad-ass towns.
Where did it originate?:
USA, mid-20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mainly USA.
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