sometimes vulgar : a piece of fecal matter
vulgar : a contemptible person

Examples of turd in a Sentence

He's an obnoxious little turd.

Word History


Middle English tord, turd, from Old English tord; akin to Middle Dutch tort dung and probably to Old English teran to tear — more at tear entry 1

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of turd was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Turd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turd. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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