Dictionary.com

dunghill

[ duhng-hil ]
/ ˈdʌŋˌhɪl /
Save This Word!

noun
a heap of dung.
a repugnantly filthy or degraded place, abode, or situation.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of dunghill

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at dung, hill
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use dunghill in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for dunghill

dunghill
/ (ˈdʌŋˌhɪl) /

noun
a heap of dung
a foul place, condition, or person
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
FEEDBACK