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Synonyms of bastard in English:


  • 1 archaic he had fathered a bastard
    illegitimate child, child born out of wedlock
    dated love child, by-blow
    natural child/son/daughter
  • 2 informal he's a real bastard
    scoundrel, villain, rogue, rascal, weasel, snake, snake in the grass, miscreant, good-for-nothing, reprobate
    informal lowlife, creep, nogoodnik, scamp, scalawag, jerk, beast, rat, ratfink, louse, swine, dog, skunk, heel
    slimeball, son of a bitch, SOB, scumbag, scumbucket, scuzzball, scuzzbag, dirtbag, sleazeball, sleazebag
    dated hound, cad
    archaic blackguard, knave, varlet, whoreson
  • adjective

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  • 1 archaic a bastard child
    illegitimate, born out of wedlock
    dated natural
  • 2 movies were not a bastard art
    adulterated, alloyed, impure, inferior;
    hybrid, mongrel, patchwork
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