Blackguard meaning

blăg'ərd, -ärd'
To abuse verbally; revile.
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A thoroughly unprincipled person; a scoundrel.
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A foul-mouthed person.
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(dated) A scoundrel; an unprincipled contemptible person; an untrustworthy person.
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The lowest servants of a large household, in charge of pots and pans.
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Vulgar, low, etc.
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Abusive.
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To abuse with words; rail at; revile.
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To revile or abuse in scurrilous language.

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Origin of blackguard

  • black +‎ guard, thought to have referred originally to the scullions and lower menials of a court, or of a nobleman's household, who wore black liveries, blacked shoes and boots, or were often stained with soot.
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