Pronunciation Noun

turd (plural turds)

  1. (mildly, vulgar) A piece of solid animal or human feces.
    Ugh, there are turds in the toilet that haven’t been flushed away.
    • 1658, John Mennes; James Smith, “A Poeticall Poem, by Mr. Stephen Locket to Mistrisse Bess Sarney”, in Wit Restor'd in Severall Select Poems Not Formerly Publish't, London: Printed for R. Pollard, N. Brooks, and T[homas] Dring, and are to be sold at the Old Exchange, and in Fleetstreet, OCLC 82393304 ↗; republished in Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: Or, The Muses Recreation. Conteining Severall Pieces of Poetique Wit by Sr. J[ohn] M[ennes] and Ja[mes] S[mith] 1656. And Wit Restor'd, in Severall Select Poems, not Formerly Publish't. 1658. Also Wits Recreations, Selected from the Finest Fancies of Moderne Muses. With a Thousand Out-landish Proverbs. Printed from Edition 1640, with All the Wood Engravings, and Improvements of Subsequent Editions. To which are now added memoirs of Sir John Mennis and Dr. James Smith. With a Preface. In two volumes, London: Printed by T. Davison, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817, OCLC 230583538 ↗, page 203 ↗:
      Thy teeth more comely than two dirty rakes are, / Thy breath is stronger than a douzen jakes are. / A fart for all perfumes, a turd for roses / Smell men but thee, they wish them selves all noses.
  2. (derogatory) A worthless person or thing.

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