vulgar slang Flipped upside down; head over heels. Primarily heard in US. My poor sister just went ass over teacup on the ice out there! I hope she isn't hurt!.
Does anyone know the origin of the phrase "ass over teacup"? As in " She was walking to the alter when she suddenly fell, ass over teacup, into.
Alternative formsEdit · arse over teakettle · ass over teacups When the top step gave way he went ass over teakettle back down to the bottom. (idiomatic, US).
to fall in such a way as your bum flips over your head.