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bastard

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
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Pronunciation

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

Noun

Singular
bastard

Plural
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  1. An illegitimate (born to unmarried parents) person (minor or adult).
  2. A mongrel. A cross between different breeds, groups, or varieties.
  3. (vulgar referring to a man) A contemptible, inconsiderate, overly or arrogantly rude, or spiteful person. See asshole, sod.
    • Some bastard stole my car while I was helping an injured person.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A man, a fellow, a male friend.
    • lucky bastard, poor bastard
    • Get over here you old bastard!
  5. (informal) : A child that does not know his father.
  6. (informal) : Something extremely difficult or unpleasant to deal with.
    • Life can be a real bastard.
  7. 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 being true Gothic.
  8. An intermediate-grade steel file; also : bastard file.
  9. A long, straight, narrow sword, with an undecorated hilt; a longsword.

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Interjection

bastard!

  1. (vulgar) Exclamation of strong dismay or strong sense of being upset.

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References

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