Bastardly Gullion

What Does "Bastardly Gullion" Mean?

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"Bastardly gullion" is an English idiom. It is an old term used to insult someone, implying they are despicable or worthless.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "bastardly gullion" used in a sentence:
  • You, sir, are nothing but a bastardly gullion!
  • He was so angry, he called him a 'bastardly gullion'.
  • I haven't heard someone be called a 'bastardly gullion' in years.
meaning for bastardly gullion

What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Bastardly Gullion" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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