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sca·tol·o·gy

 (skă-tŏl′ə-jē, skə-)
n. pl. sca·tol·o·gies
1. The study of fecal excrement, as in medicine, paleontology, or biology. Also called coprology.
2. Obscene language or literature, especially that dealing pruriently or humorously with excrement and excretory functions.

scat′o·log′i·cal (skăt′l-ŏj′ĭ-kəl), scat′o·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
sca·tol′o·gist n.

scatological

(ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or less commonly

scatologic

adj
1. characterized by obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement
2. (Pathology) of or relating to the scientific study of excrement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scatological - dealing pruriently with excrement and excretory functions; "scatological literature"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"

scatological

adjective
Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
Translations

scatological

[ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJescatológico
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But, as I mentioned before, the language of Ulysses is infinitely more scatologically and sexually explicit than that of the earlier works.
On the one hand, we laugh at the Tramp who, in seeking to escape the crowd angered at his disruption of their public ceremony, is anally impaled on a monumental sword, sits unthinkingly on the nose of one of the monument's heroic figures and then self-consciously and scatologically checks the sole of his shoe.
While pro-lifers are liable to picket its existence, this refreshingly honest date night laffer--snapped up by A24 at Sundance--hinges on a versatile turn from Jenny Slate, a wildly funny (if somewhat scatologically preoccupied) comedienne finally given a chance to reach deeper than her guest-starring appearances have previously allowed.
Their use is related to his neologisms, from the dainty "afterfeathers" describing the discarded result of "a thousand swan preenings" used to build a nest, to the scatologically precise "sheepshitty paths" in "Horseshoe".
1383), arguing in scatologically plain English, affirms that "bullshit places each individual into a fantasy world rather than a real one" in which those oppressed tend to "suffer bullshit's indignities," while society's elites benefit from the "oppression that bullshit provides.
for example, the artist arranges images, both heraldic and scatologically abject, in shallow space.