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Definition of "dung" []

  • The excrement of animals. (noun)
  • Manure. (noun)
  • Something foul or abhorrent. (noun)
  • To fertilize (land) with manure. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dung" in a sentence
  • "Merryn Dineley, a historian from Manchester University and chief brewer of the ancient liquor, insists that the dung is an essential component of the original flavour."
  • "BTW, "dung" is in the King James Bible (aka God's Word according to some literalists), whereupon we find this coprophiliac passage in Isaiah 36: 12:"
  • "Well, try working with us and not rubbing our noses in dung for a change!"