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Definition of "excrement" []

  • Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion. (noun)
  • Waste matter discharged from the body, esp faeces; excreta (noun)

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Use "excrement" in a sentence
  • "V. i.110 (429,6) [dally with my excrement] The authour has before called the beard _valour's excrement_ in the Merchant of Venice."
  • "Even what we call excrement still stores up the stuff of our lives."
  • "While there have been many distinguished American winners, including Tom Wolfe and John Updike, bad sex veterans reserve a special place in their hearts for Norman Mailer, who won posthumously in 2007 for a passage in which the word "excrement" is used so alarmingly that it threatens to put a reader off sex for good."