dastardly dastardly  /ˈdæ stərd li/


  • (adj) despicably cowardly


  1. Huck's freedom is not so clear, as he discovers when the dastardly King sells Jim for forty dollars.
  2. But, Teddy dear is now where he belongs in the bowels of hell paying finally for his dastardly deeds of long ago.
  3. When she takes a more moderate position, it is taken as confirmation that she is hiding her true plans behind dastardly artifice.


  1. Sergio Garcia can't wait to get away from Merion

    Sergio Garcia’s week from hell at the U.S. Open took on legendary proportions Saturday when he posted a 10 on Merion Golf Club’s dastardly par-4 15th hole.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. 'Game of Thrones' Recap: Top 10 Moments From 'Mhysa'

    Daenerys Targaryen (HBO) After enduring the shocking heartbreak of last week's Red Wedding, this Sunday's episode didn't leave us much time to mourn. It's the finale, after all, and we still have a  million  storylines to catch up on. Life goes on in Westeros — besides the dastardly Freys, the realm still has to deal with ice zombies, religious zealots, bratty teenagers, and the Boltons ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Zimbio


  1. "We have detained around one dozen people and we are trying our best to unravel the conspiracy behind this dastardly attack," Rajasthan state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria told AFP.
    on May 14, 2008 By: Gulab Chand Kataria Source: The Age

  2. "We want to show that everything is normal," House Speaker Jose de Venecia said. "We don't want to show we are scared of the terrorists or assassins who did this criminal and dastardly act."
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Jose de Venecia Source: AFP

  3. "I condemn the cynical and premeditated attacks on innocent people. These are dastardly acts of terrorism aimed at the people of India," Singh told a press conference.
    on Oct 29, 2005 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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