Turd definition

tûrd
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(slang) A contemptible person.
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A piece of excrement.
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A piece of excrement.
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(mildly vulgar) A piece of solid animal or human feces.

I went to the toilet to drop a turd.

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A pejorative term, typically directed at a person.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
turd
Plural:
turds

Origin of turd

  • Middle English from Old English tord der- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English toord, tord, from Old English tord (“piece of excrement, dung, filth "), from Proto-Germanic *turdÄ… (“mud, manure"), from Proto-Indo-European *der- (“to split, flay"). Cognate with Middle Dutch tord (“lump of excrement"), Old High German zort (“dung, excrement"), Old Norse torð- (“dung-", in compounds), Old English tyrdel (“dropping, small piece of excrement"). More at tear, treddle.

    From Wiktionary