- bastard (!)
- Noun. 1. A contemptible person. Derived from the original meaning, an illegitimate person, when to be born out of wedlock was viewed as objectionable.2. A pitiable person. E.g."That poor bastard never stood a chance once the avalanche started."Adj. Used as an negative intensifier. E.g."My bastard car wont start again!"Exclam. Exclamation of anger.
English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.