English noun: blackguard
|1.||blackguard (person) someone who is morally reprehensible|
|Samples||You dirty dog.|
|Synonyms||bounder, cad, dog, heel, hound|
|Broader (hypernym)||scoundrel, villain|
English verb: blackguard
|1.||blackguard (communication) subject to laughter or ridicule|
|Samples||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||guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----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|
|Samples||The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket.|
The angry mother shouted at the teacher.
|Synonyms||abuse, clapperclaw, shout|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe|
|Narrower (hyponym)||curse, rail, revile, slang, vilify, vituperate|