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 SPD's Martin Schulz, a former European Parliament chief, dialled up the heat even more in a scathing takedown of the AfD this month in which he told the far-right party's co-leader Alexander Gauland he belonged "on the dungheap of history".
In this tale (better known to modern readers as "The Cock and the Jewel"), a rooster is strutting and scratching in the barnyard one day and comes across a gem gleaming amidst the dungheap. Examining the jacinth, he rejects it, muttering, "No doubt you are precious to any human who may find you, but as for me, I prize one grain of barleycorn more than a mountain of jewels!"
Earlier, former Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz also condemned the AfD, ending up by saying, "You belong on the dungheap of history," to loud applause.
The cockroaches who were kings of the dungheap in the Scottish drugs world all received substantial sentences for their violent methods and their involvement in shipping vast quantities of cocaine into the country.
Every boy commenting on this hashtag and agreeing with what is said means: All girls in the world are the dungheap of humanity, except my mother and my sisters.
Her earlier thoughts on the "hopelessness" of the situation, of how she "felt thrown on the dungheap, paralysed, frozen to the heart" was reiterated after the meeting.
Jones tested the "epistemology of search" (as David Joselit has put it) by plugging in wildly varying translations of a well-known textual fragment by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, a poetic appreciation of nature's disorder that has been rendered as "(a) pouring out (of) sweepings at random," "parts" or "rubbish" "scattered at random," and "a dungheap, rudely dumped."
The function of treatment was to bridge the gulf, translate the sufferer from his own pernicious little private dungheap to the glorious world of discrete particles, where it would be his inestimable prerogative once again to wonder, love, hate, desire, rejoice and howl, in a reasonable balanced manner, and comfort himself with the society of others in the same predicament.
He does however admit that the Umayyad conquerors referred to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher as "The Dungheap," and that Abd al-Malik, an early Arab ruler of Jerusalem, decorated the outside of the Dome of the Rock with 800 feet of inscriptions execrating and mocking the divinity of Jesus.
"That was Count Your Chickens," a friendly, woman's voice explained, "our mystery, country play in the series, Tales From The Dungheap. Our next presentation " Fred reached out and turned off the radio.
In our jails radicals attract would-be jihadists like flies to a dungheap.