[ kuh-prof-uh-guhs ]
/ kəˈprɒf ə gəs /
Save This Word!
feeding on dung, as certain beetles.
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
OTHER WORDS FROM coprophagouscop·ro·pha·gi·a [kop-ruh-fey-jee-uh, -juh], /ˌkɒp rəˈfeɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə/, nouncop·roph·a·gist [kuh-prof-uh-jist], /kəˈprɒf ə dʒɪst/, nouncop·roph·a·gy, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
How to use coprophagous in a sentence
We regard them as almost insane, fortified in that belief by the undoubted fact that coprophagia is not uncommon among the insane.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for coprophagous
/ (kɒˈprɒfəɡəs) /
(esp of certain beetles) feeding on dung
Derived forms of coprophagouscoprophagy, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012