Definition of blackguard:
- A person of stained or low character, esp. one who uses scurrilous language, or treats others with foul abuse; a scoundrel; a rough.
- A vagrant; a bootblack; a gamin.
- Scurrilous; abusive; low; worthless; vicious; as, blackguard language.
- The criminals and vagrants or vagabonds of a town or community, collectively.
- The scullions and lower menials of a court, or of a nobleman's household, who, in a removal from one residence to another, had charge of the kitchen utensils, and being smutted by them, were jocularly called the " black guard"; also, the servants and hangers- on of an army.
- To revile or abuse in scurrilous language.
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- bad person (part of speech: noun)
- villain (part of speech: noun)
- "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
- "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.
- "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.