Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To discharge ordure or dung upon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To discharge ordure or dung upon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To discharge ordure upon; befoul; besmear.

Etymologies

be- +‎ scumber (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • *bescumbers bilby*

    May 6, 2008

  • You are not a person. You are a bear.

    Are you the jocular kind of bear?

    May 6, 2008

  • See also scumber, a very specific kind of excrement. Interestingly, the OED says scumber is also a verb, meaning "Of a dog or fox: To evacuate the fæces. Also jocularly of a person."

    Well... not jocularly of this person, let me tell you.

    May 6, 2008

  • to splatter with feces; to spray with ordure.

    January 4, 2008