Backasswards - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backward," meaning the same. That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all back-assward! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on back-assward!
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Unpublished drafts of her papers clearly showed that she had independently determined the overall form of the DNA helix (phosphate groups on the outside of the structure, as opposed to the original models of Watson and Crick as well as those of Pauling with the phosphates backasswards
on the inside).
Shifting the burden of local school funding from the progressive (property taxes) to the regressive (sales taxes) strikes me as utterly backasswards
With all due respect, you are asking Exactly the wrong question and framing the dialogue backasswards
LasVegas RJ editorial recaps Obama lecture 2 Runnin' Rebs, he's got most disconnected, backasswards
plan ever imposed on the country we love," she tweeted.