Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Bastardy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being a bastard; bastardy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The condition of being born out of wedlock; bastardy.

Etymologies

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bastard +‎ -ism

Examples

  • They supported chastity for men--an unheard-of concept, but one very much in need, especially during a time of unprotected sex, STDs and bastardism.

    mikandra: I agree and I don't agree

  • To make a complicated story less so, Waxy performed two weddings in absentia: Baggage Horse Betty to Sunburst Sid (purely an act of altruism to keep them from sin), and Poge Loder to his own mother (ending Poge's bastardism, but rendering his status something more colorful).

    Elephant Song

  • My fundamental disappointment with Starnino's argument is his decision not to cite any specific poets or poems that exemplify the lazy bastardism he apparently see often enough to feel a need to publicly note his objection. ...

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