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Noun: bastard  bãs-tu(r)d
Usage: vulgar
  1. Insulting term of address for people who are stupid, irritating or ridiculous
     
  2. A child with parents that are not married to each other
    - by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate
     
  3. Derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular, inferior or of dubious origin
    "the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic";
    - mongrel
Adjective: bastard  bãs-tu(r)d
Usage: vulgar
  1. Fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    - bogus, fake, phony [N. Amer], phoney, cod [Brit]

Derived forms: bastards

See also: counterfeit, imitative

Type of: disagreeable person, issue, offspring, progeny, unpleasant person, variation

Encyclopedia: Bastard