Part of speech: adjective

From or of the dunghill; ignoble.

Part of speech: noun

A heap of manure.

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Usage examples "dunghill":

  1. But we can say, we men of the nineteenth century, that the nineteenth century is not the dunghill. - "Napoleon the Little", Victor Hugo.
  2. You're proposing in cold blood to let those devils stay on their own dunghill. - "The Devil's Paw", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. Permit me to say, though the idea may be somewhat coarse, I had rather stand on the summit of a dunghill than at the bottom of a hill in Paradise. - "The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great", Henry Fielding.