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blackguard

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noun black·guard \ˈbla-gərd, -ˌgärd; ˈblak-ˌgärd\

Definition of blackguard

  1. 1 obsolete :  the kitchen servants of a household

  2. 2a :  a rude or unscrupulous personb :  a person who uses foul or abusive language

blackguardism

play \-gər-ˌdi-zəm, -ˌgär-\ noun

blackguardly

play \-gərd-lē, -ˌgärd-\ adjective or adverb

1535

First Known Use of blackguard

1535


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blackguard

verb black·guard

Definition of blackguard

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to talk about or address in abusive terms

1742

First Known Use of blackguard

1742


BLACKGUARD Defined for English Language Learners

blackguard

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noun

Definition of blackguard for English Language Learners

  • : a rude or dishonest man : a man who deserves to be hated

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