Definition of scatology in English:

scatology

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Pronunciation: /skaˈtɒlədʒi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1An interest in or preoccupation with excrement and excretion.
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    • The subtle interweaving of scatology and death is positively Freudian.
    • But Sharon caught me off guard when she started to talk with some approval about scatology, a fetish whose adherents use feces to enhance sexual activity.
    • But it is not just sex that is fixated on waste and scatology; the characters within the film are painted with a misanthropic glee.
  • 1.1Obscene literature that is concerned with excrement and excretion.
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    • They aren't always polite in their writings; sometimes they use parody, satire and occasionally even scatology.

Derivatives

scatological

Pronunciation: /-təˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
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  • Stories rich in erotic or scatological suggestion can elicit ribald laughter as well.
  • My favorite curse word, unlike the favorite curse word of most of my guests, is not obscene, it's not scatological, it's profane.
  • The Internet certainly doesn't lack in immature, rude, scatological humour sites.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek skōr, skat- 'dung' + -logy.

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