F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-kuh l]
    • /ˈfi kəl/
    • /ˈfiː.siːz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-kuh l]
    • /ˈfi kəl/

Definitions of fecal word

  • adjective fecal of, relating to, or being feces. 1
  • noun fecal Of or relating to feces. 1
  • adjective fecal of or consisting of feces 0

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Origin of fecal

First appearance:

before 1535
One of the 29% oldest English words
First recorded in 1535-45; fec(es) + -al1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fecal


fecal popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fecal usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fecal

adj fecal

  • muddy — abounding in or covered with mud.
  • disheveled — hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt: disheveled hair.
  • obscene — offensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved: obscene language.
  • grubby — dirty; slovenly: children with grubby faces and sad eyes.
  • crummy — Something that is crummy is unpleasant, of very poor quality, or not good enough.

adjective fecal

  • decaying — rotting as a result of bacterial, fungal, or chemical action; decomposing
  • corroded — affected by corrosion; rusty
  • crumbled — Simple past tense and past participle of crumble.
  • decomposing — Present participle of decompose.
  • disintegrated — Simple past tense and past participle of disintegrate.

Antonyms for fecal

adj fecal

  • moral — of, relating to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right and wrong; ethical: moral attitudes.
  • sterile — free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments.
  • chaste — If you describe a person or their behaviour as chaste, you mean that they do not have sex with anyone, or they only have sex with their husband or wife.
  • clean — Something that is clean is free from dirt or unwanted marks.
  • neat — in a pleasingly orderly and clean condition: a neat room.

Top questions with fecal

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