Something you really want and think you are going to get and then it doesn't happen for you. The genesis of the term was an actual grab of an ass that went bad.
"I thought I had that job promotion in the bag, but it turned out to be just another ill-fated ass grab."
mattkoreyによって 2008年09月05日(金)

Words related to ill-fated ass grab

disappointment letdown loss psyche surprising