Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Foul with extraneous or impure substances; abounding with sediment or excrementitious matter; muddy; thick; turbid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Foul with extraneous or impure substances; abounding with sediment or excrementitious matter; muddy; thick; turbid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Foul with extraneous or impure substances; muddy; turbid; offensive; consisting of or abounding with dregs, sediment, or excrementitious matter.

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

  • adj. foul with waste matter

Etymologies

Middle English, from Latin faeculentus, heavy with sediment, from faex, faec-, dregs.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin faeculentus, from faecula: confer French féculent. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The highest number of feculent cell phones was found in London: 28 percent.

    Matthew Edlund, M.D.: Cell Phones: A Biological Part of You

  • I assure you that they are studded with feculent tidbits of loathsome vileness, mostly in the form of links to websites explaining how Obama is exactly the same as Hitler and why it's important to defend white culture.

    9/11 Truth and the Paranoid Style - Boing Boing

  • By March 1824 she was paralyzed on the left side and vomiting "vast quantities of feculent blood"; she was also covered with ulcers exuding such a terrible odor that it was difficult for even family members to be near her.

    A Mixed Blessing

  • He chose as the party's epitaph a statement from a Massachusetts senator, Rufus Choate: "Any thing more low, obscene and feculent the manifold heavings of history have not cast up."

    Martin Nolan: Arizona for Arizonans, Now!

  • When asked for assistance by constituent veterans, the Mayor's Office of Veterans 'Affairs and other local and state leaders repeatedly regurgitate the same by now feculent phrase.

    Mayor MIA on Veterans' Affairs

  • My far too beautiful wife, who promises one day to reveal to me her name, was tossing a ball into the feculent surf for the dog to retrieve.

    Ned Goldreyer: Slick Trick

  • When asked for assistance by constituent veterans, the Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs and other local and state leaders repeatedly regurgitate the same by now feculent phrase.

    Luis Carlos Montalván: Mayor MIA on Veterans' Affairs

  • If the former, then it must amount to a serious own goal, for all who oppose this gutless dishonourable man will now be able to throw this phrase into the faces of those who wallow in the feculent midden of lies and turpitude that is the Labour Party, who brandish their manifesto as the being the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth with their hand behind their backs, fingers-crossed.

    Manifesto or Mere Feculent Material?

  • Always excellent to remember the staggering intelligence and depth of the feculent ones of the Left.

    Liberal fascism rising

  • The new arrivals were on a collision course with the District of Columbia Police Department and the feculent streets of Mt. Pleasant would soon mix eddies of high BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) blood to the beer and piss on the pavement.

    Daniel Bruno Sanz: The Gates Affair: Why We Care

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