AskDefine | Define bastard

Dictionary Definition

bastard adj
1 born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman [syn: bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, spurious]
2 fraudulent; having a misleading appearance [syn: bogus, fake, phony, phoney]


1 insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous [syn: asshole, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch, SOB]
2 the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents [syn: by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate, whoreson]
3 derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin; "the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic" [syn: mongrel]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • bäs'tə(r)d, /ˈbɑːst(r)d/, /bA:st@(r)d/
  • băs'tə(r)d, /ˈbæstə(r)d/, /b

Extensive Definition

A bastard is an illegitimate child, and the word is also used as a derogatory term for an unpleasant person.
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People with the family name

surname Bastard

See also

bastard in Danish: Bastard
bastard in German: Bastard
bastard in Spanish: Bastardo
bastard in French: Bâtard
bastard in Italian: Bastardo
bastard in Dutch: Bastaard
bastard in Norwegian: Bastard
bastard in Norwegian Nynorsk: Bastard
bastard in Russian: Бастард
bastard in Simple English: Bastard
bastard in Swedish: Bastard
bastard in Ukrainian: Бастард

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