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English noun: blackguard

1. blackguard (person) someone who is morally reprehensible


SamplesYou dirty dog.


Synonymsbounder, cad, dog, heel, hound


Broader (hypernym)scoundrel, villain


Narrower (hyponym)perisher


English verb: blackguard

1. blackguard (communication) subject to laughter or ridicule


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsguy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bemock, mock


Narrower (hyponym)debunk, expose, lampoon, satirise, satirize, stultify, tease

2. blackguard (communication) use foul or abusive language towards


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


Synonymsabuse, clapperclaw, shout


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe


Narrower (hyponym)curse, rail, revile, slang, vilify, vituperate









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