from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bastard; base-born.
  • Spurious; counterfeit.
  • Degenerate; debased.
  • Same as bastard, a., 5.

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

  • adjective obsolete Bastardlike; baseborn; spurious; corrupt.

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

  • adjective Being born out of marriage.
  • adjective Of no use or purpose; useless; worthless.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of no value or worth
  • adjective born out of wedlock


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • “The people behind these sorts of activities have learned nothing about the necessity of cooperative efforts along international lines—only how to be more and more skillfully bastardly.”

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  • Arrgh, I will blast the barnacles off thar bastardly backsides and make them walk the plank!

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  • I mean, in the show half the charm of Aang's character came from not only his acceptance of others but his childish charm, that one glow that even the most bastardly of men could understand and get behind. brainpoo

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  • We still watch House too, and while it's not as sharp as it once was, the writers and actors still find interesting ways to keep him bastardly enough with occasionaly glimpses of humanity to make you care.

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  • A nonsensical, roundly-panned “Bunker In The Sky” that was little more than a government-subsidized fuck-pad and a bastardly, macho exhibitionism at the expense of family and personal reputation, just to name a couple of them.

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  • I've updated my Etruscan dictionary to handle asterisks ie. wildcard searches but Actionscript is a bastardly programming language so it's not perfect yet until I get around some technical issues.

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  • At one time Roald had as many as sixteen dogs under the supervision of his trainer, Tommy—an Irishman, with “no teeth and two left eyes and a profound knowledge of all the lousy dirty bastardly tricks in the greyhound racing trade.”


  • Many states actually have laws against this type of bastardly behavior.

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