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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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