dunghill

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dung·hill

 (dŭng′hĭl′)
n.
1. A heap of animal excrement.
2. A foul, degraded condition or place.

dunghill

(ˈdʌŋˌhɪl)
n
1. (Zoology) a heap of dung
2. a foul place, condition, or person

dung•hill

(ˈdʌŋˌhɪl)

n.
1. a heap of dung.
2. a repugnantly filthy or degraded place, abode, or situation.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dunghill - a foul or degraded condition
unsanitariness - a state that is not conducive to health
2.dunghill - a heap of dung or refuse
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
Translations

dunghill

[ˈdʌŋhɪl] Nestercolero m

dunghill

[ˈdʌŋˌhɪl] nletamaio
References in classic literature ?
One of Mr Dancer's richest escretoires was found to be a dungheap in the cowhouse; a sum but little short of two thousand five hundred pounds was contained in this rich piece of manure; and in an old jacket, carefully tied, and strongly nailed down to the manger, in bank notes and gold were found five hundred pounds more.
The ancestors of a critical and growing mass of present-day Americans existed in dungheaps of humanity amid rotting vegetables.
Streets were paved, and sometimes widened, new houses no longer permitted to have overhanging upper storeys; water supplies improved, and we find fewer complaints about noisome dungheaps and pigs allowed to roam the streets.