Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or used in excretion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to excretion.
  • Conducting off; serving for excretion: as, excretory ducts.
  • noun An excretory organ.

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

  • adjective Having the quality of excreting, or throwing off excrementitious matter.

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

  • adjective Of, or relating to excretion.

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

  • adjective of or relating to the process of excretion

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Examples

  • No word yet on whether or not the film will be 3D but considering the kind of excretory action it is sure to provide I would be surprised if Parkes/MacDonald do not jump on board the 3D craze.

    Dreamworks Knows How to EAT, SLEEP, POOP – Collider.com

  • Apparently this one scene left me with prose PTSD, and it certainly makes up, single-handedly, for any lack of excretory function in fantasy literature as a whole.

    no one poops in fantasy «

  • Reading it now, in a time period where anything and everything sexual and excretory are fodder for network sitcoms, her concerns seem quite quaint.

    Superman the Last God of Krypton — Blast From the Past » Comics Worth Reading

  • Sadomasochism, excretory sex-play, body-piercing and wife-pandering can easily veer off into something nasty.

    Ballardian » The Office Park

  • "The English language is rife with creative ways of depicting sexual or excretory organs or activities," the judges wrote, "and even if the FCC were able to provide a complete list of all such expressions, new offensive and indecent words are invented every day."

    Court rules against FCC policies on indecency

  • The judges said the FCC hasn't given clear guidelines on its two main tests for indecency: whether material describes or depicts sexual or excretory organs or activities, and whether a broadcast is "patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards."

    Court rules against FCC policies on indecency

  • One is the reproductive apparatus, then the other is the excretory apparatus, to be very blunt, then you keep those until you die.

    Fresh Air Remembers Historian Tony Judt

  • "The English language is rife with creative ways of depicting sexual or excretory organs or activities," the judges wrote, "and even if the FCC were able to provide a complete list of all such expressions, new offensive and indecent words are invented every day."

    Court rules against FCC policies on indecency

  • "The English language is rife with creative ways of depicting sexual or excretory organs or activities," she wrote.

    FCC Swear Word Censorship Policy Tossed By Federal Court

  • The judges said the FCC hasn't given clear guidelines on its two main tests for indecency: whether material describes or depicts sexual or excretory organs or activities, and whether a broadcast is "patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards."

    Court rules against FCC policies on indecency

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