verb (used without object), def·e·cat·ed, def·e·cat·ing.
verb (used with object), def·e·cat·ed, def·e·cat·ing.
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Origin of defecate
OTHER WORDS FROM defecatedef·e·ca·tion [def-i-key-shuhn] /ˌdɛf ɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun
Words nearby defecate
Example sentences from the Web for defecate
The woman “was so shaken that she defecated on herself and ran to the bathroom to clean herself up” before being picked up at the office by her mother, according to the lawsuit.Deshaun Watson accused of sexual assault in third lawsuit; NFL says it will investigate|Mark Maske, Nicki Jhabvala|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
If an infected bird defecates on the ground under a feeder with spilled seed and another bird flies down, picks up a seed and ingests the feces, that other bird can also become infected.
Soldiers defecated in hallways, rigged ropes to swing from the unfinished dome and unwittingly spread lice among each other.Troops lodged in the Capitol in 1861. It was a wreck when they left.|Meryl Kornfield, Felicia Sonmez|January 14, 2021|Washington Post