barnyard


barnyard

noun

  1. Also called barnlot. a yard next to or surrounding a barn.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or typical of a barnyard: barnyard noises; simple paintings of barnyard life.
  2. indecent; smutty; vulgar: His barnyard humor made us all blush.

noun

  1. a yard adjoining a barn, in which farm animals are kept
  2. (modifier) belonging to or characteristic of a barnyard
  3. (modifier) crude or earthybarnyard humour
n.

1510s, from barn + yard (n.1). Figurative of coarse or uncivilized behavior from 1920.

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