from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A child born out of wedlock.
- n. Something that is of irregular, inferior, or dubious origin.
- n. Slang A person, especially one who is held to be mean or disagreeable.
- adj. Born of unwed parents; illegitimate.
- adj. Not genuine; spurious: a bastard style of architecture.
- adj. Resembling a known kind or species but not truly such.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who was born out of wedlock, and hence often considered an illegitimate descendant.
- n. A mongrel. A biological cross between different breeds, groups or varieties.
- n. A contemptible, inconsiderate, overly or arrogantly rude or spiteful person. See asshole, sod.
- n. A man, a fellow, a male friend.
- n. A child that does not know his or her father.
- n. Something extremely difficult or unpleasant to deal with.
- n. A variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin, fake or counterfeit.
- n. An intermediate-grade steel file; also : bastard file.
- n. A sweet wine.
- adj. of or like a bastard (illegitimate human descendant)
- adj. of or like a bastard (bad person)
- adj. of or like a mongrel, bastardized creature/cross
- adj. of abnormal, irregular or otherwise inferior qualities (size, shape etc.)
- adj. spurious, lacking genuinity of authenticity: counterfeit, fake
- interj. Exclamation of strong dismay or strong sense of being upset.
- v. To bastardize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Begotten and born out of lawful matrimony; illegitimate. See bastard, n., note.
- adj. Lacking in genuineness; spurious; false; adulterate; -- applied to things which resemble those which are genuine, but are really not so.
- adj. Of an unusual or irregular make or proportion.
- adj. Abbreviated, as the half title in a page preceding the full title page of a book.
- n. A “natural” child; a child begotten and born out of wedlock; an illegitimate child; one born of an illicit union.
- n. An inferior quality of soft brown sugar, obtained from the sirups that have already had several boilings.
- n. A large size of mold, in which sugar is drained.
- n. A sweet Spanish wine like muscatel in flavor.
- n. A writing paper of a particular size. See Paper.
- transitive v. To bastardize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A natural child; a child begotten and born out of wedlock; an illegitimate or spurious child.
- n. In sugar-refining: A large mold into which sugar is drained.
- n. An impure, coarse brown sugar made from the refuse syrup of previous boilings.
- n. An animal of inferior breed; a mongrel.
- n. A kind of woolen cloth, probably of inferior quality, or of unusual width, or both.
- n. A kind of war-vessel used in the middle ages, probably of unusual size.
- n. In the seventeenth century, a small cannon, otherwise known as a bastard culverin (which see, under culverin).
- n. A sweet Spanish wine resembling muscadel; any kind of sweetened wine.
- n. In falconry, a kind of hawk.
- n. A local name of Kemp's gulf-turtle, Thalassochelys (Colpochelys) kempi, of the Gulf of Mexico.
- Begotten and born out of wedlock; illegitimate: as, a bastard child.
- Mongrel; hybrid: as, a bastard brood.
- Unauthorized; unrecognized: as, “bastard officers before God,”
- Spurious; not genuine; false; supposititious; adulterate: as, “bastard hope,” ; “bastard honours,”
- Having the appearance of being genuine; resembling in some degree: an epithet applied especially in botany, zoölogy, medicine, etc., to things which resemble, but are not identical with, the things named: as, bastard mahogany, bastard pimpernel, bastard caddis, bastard marble, bastard measles, etc. See phrases below. Also bastardly.
- Of abnormal or irregular shape or size; of unusual make or proportions: applied to guns, ships, swords: as, bastard culverin, bastard galley, etc. See phrases.
- A local English name (in Weymouth) of the variegated sole, Solea variegata.
- To declare to be a bastard; stigmatize as a bastard; bastardize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin
- n. the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
- n. insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
- adj. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
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"I don't care what you call the bastard," Joe said.
It evoked the word bastard: "something that is spurious, irregular, inferior or of questionable origin."
Kayu arau (Casuarina littorea) is often termed a bastard-pine, and as such gave name to the Isle of Pines discovered by Captain Cook.
“Sounds like the poor bastard is infected with the fungus.”
“Calling a person an ugly bastard is not a crime, but calling a person an ugly black bastard is a hate crime”.
Kinda funny since her husband is a member of a secessionist party - but they are white – so all is forgiven – stupidity, pre-marital sex resulting in bastard kids, lack of intelligence or any intellectual curiosity.
The bastard is only paying her what I told her I bought them for!
Anyway, one week and counting until this bastard is out of me for sure.
Miniature bastard is a seriously tightly-wound package of whoop ass.