What does excrement mean?

Definitions for excrement
ˈɛk skrə məntex·cre·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. body waste, excretion, excreta, excrement, excretory product(noun)

    waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excrement(noun)

    matter excreted and ejected; that which is excreted or cast out of the animal body by any of the natural emunctories; especially, alvine, discharges; dung; ordure

  2. Excrement(noun)

    an excrescence or appendage; an outgrowth

  3. Origin: [L. excrementum, fr. excrescere, excretum, to grow out. See Excrescence.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Excrement

    eks′kre-ment, n. useless matter discharged from the animal system: dung.—adjs. Excrement′al, Excrementi′tial, Excrementi′tious, pertaining to or containing excrement. [L. excrementumexcernĕreex, out, cernĕre, to sift.]

Editors Contribution

  1. excrement

    A form of energy and matter released from the bowel of a human being.

    The human excrement was used as a form of biomass fuel.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 9, 2019  
  2. excrement

    A form of energy and matter released from the bowel of an animal.

    Animals release excrement which then mulches into the Earth outdoors.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 9, 2019  
  3. excrement

    A form of feces or urine.

    Excrement is a product of excretion in a human, animal, vertebrate or mammal.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 9, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excrement in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excrement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of excrement in a Sentence

  1. Anand Arya:

    Where will the sewage and the excrement go? All across the floodplains!

  2. Anand Arya:

    This land is not meant for any of those things. The biodiversity of the land has been completely destroyed, where will the sewage and the excrement go? All across the floodplains!

  3. Gene Spafford, 1992:

    Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.

  4. Norman O. Brown:

    In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.

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