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Meaning of BILLINGSGATE

Pronunciation:  'bilingz`geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
 

BILLINGSGATE is a 12 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: scurrility
 
 See Also: abuse, contumely, insult, revilement, vilification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bil"lings*gate`\, n.
1. A market near the Billings gate in London, celebrated for
   fish and foul language.

2. Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language; vituperation;
   ribaldry.

 

 

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