Definition of Bastard in English :

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Bastard meaning in English

Meaning of Bastard in English

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Bastard pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of bastard


1. asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, shit, sob, son of a bitch, whoreson

insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

2. bastard, by-blow, illegitimate, illegitimate child, love child, whoreson

the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

3. bastard, mongrel

derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin

Example Sentences:
'the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic'


4. bastard, bogus, fake, phoney, phony

fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of bastard
1. informal, derogatory
an obnoxious or despicable person
2. informal, often humorous
a person
lucky bastard
3. informal
something extremely difficult or unpleasant
that job is a real bastard
4. old-fashioned or offensive
a person born of unmarried parents; an illegitimate baby, child, or adult
something irregular, abnormal, or inferior
a hybrid, esp an accidental or inferior one
adjective (prenominal)
7. old-fashioned or offensive
illegitimate by birth
irregular, abnormal, or inferior in shape, size, or appearance
resembling a specified thing, but not actually being such
a bastard cedar
counterfeit; spurious

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of bastard
a person born of parents not married to each other; illegitimate child
anything spurious, inferior, or varying from standard
3.  Slang
a person regarded with contempt, hatred, pity, resentment, etc. or, sometimes, with playful affection
a vulgar usage
of illegitimate birth or of uncertain origin
of a size or shape that differs from the normal or standard
that is not truly the designated thing but that closely resembles it
gneiss is called bastard granite
not genuine; sham; inferior

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of bastard
1. Offensive A person born to parents not married to each other.
2. Slang
a. A person considered to be mean or contemptible.
b. A person, especially one considered to be unfortunate: “crumbling shacks where some poor bastard had tried to raise a family” (Tom Clancy).
3. Something that is of irregular, inferior, or dubious origin.
1. Offensive Born to parents not married to each other.
2. Not genuine; spurious: a bastard style of architecture.
3. Resembling a known kind or species but not truly such.

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