Definition of barnyard in English:
nounchiefly North American
The area of open ground around a barn.
- Run-off from barnyards, cropland, feedlots, septic tanks, and intensively managed turf areas such as golf courses can introduce large quantities of organic matter and nutrients into a pond.
- Farmers emptied their barnyards and built factory-size sheds in the rolling hills.
- Proper grading and tiling can reduce wet barnyards.
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(Especially of manners or language) characterized by a lack of propriety; coarse, indecent, earthy: a polite way of avoiding barnyard language
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- But the barnyard smell will not disrupt our bountiful Christmas breakfast.
- I give it a 5 + for an excellently executed plot - great characters with much human realism but am disappointed with the common barnyard language.
- What is with you that you cheapen our good movies [almost good] with barnyard language.
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