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Definitions and Synonyms of blackguard | Another word for blackguard | What is blackguard?

Definition 1: someone who is morally reprehensible - [noun denoting person]

Samples where blackguard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you dirty dog

Synonyms for blackguard in the sense of this definition

(blackguard is a kind of ...) a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

(... is a kind of blackguard ) bounder

Definition 2: use foul or abusive language towards - [verb of communication]

Samples where blackguard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket
  • The angry mother shouted at the teacher

Synonyms for blackguard in the sense of this definition

(blackguard is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) abuse with coarse language

(... is a kind of blackguard ) spread negative information about

"The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) heap obscenities upon

"The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"

Definition 3: subject to laughter or ridicule - [verb of communication]

Samples where blackguard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house
  • The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher
  • His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Synonyms for blackguard in the sense of this definition

(blackguard is a kind of ...) treat with contempt

"The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) mock or make fun of playfully

"the flirting man teased the young woman"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) ridicule with satire

"The writer satirized the politician's proposal"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas

"The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"

(... is a kind of blackguard ) cause to appear foolish

"He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent"

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