scatological
adjective see scatology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scatological — scat·o·log·i·cal .skat əl äj i kəl also scat·o·log·ic äj ik adj 1) of or relating to the study of excrement <scatological data> 2) marked by an interest in excrement or obscenity 3) of or relating to excrement or excremental functions… …   Medical dictionary

  • scatological — [[t]skæ̱təlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something as scatological, you mean that it deliberately refers to or represents faeces in some way. [FORMAL] ...scatological anecdotes …   English dictionary

  • scatological — scat|o|lo|gic|al [ˌskætəˈlɔdʒıkəl US ˈla: ] adj formal [Date: 1900 2000; : Greek; Origin: skat , the stem of skor waste from the body ] too interested in or related to human waste, in a way that people find offensive ▪ scatological humour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scatological — scat|o|log|i|cal [ ,skætl adʒıkl ] adjective FORMAL referring to solid waste from the human body in a way that people find offensive: scatological jokes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scatological — adjective formal too interested in or connected with human waste, in a way that is unpleasant: scatological humor scatology noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • scatological — UK [ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌskæt(ə)lˈɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective formal referring to solid waste from the human body in a way that people find offensive scatological jokes …   English dictionary

  • scatological — scatology ► NOUN ▪ a preoccupation with excrement and excretion. DERIVATIVES scatological adjective. ORIGIN from Greek sk r dung …   English terms dictionary

  • scatological — adjective dealing pruriently with excrement and excretory functions scatological literature • Similar to: ↑dirty • Derivationally related forms: ↑scatology …   Useful english dictionary

  • scatological — See scatology. * * * …   Universalium

  • scatological — adjective a) (a formal word) related to the research area of scatology, the particulate study of biological excrement, feces or dung. b) an interest in obscenity or things considered obscene, particularly literature See Also …   Wiktionary

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