excretory excretory  /ˈɛk skrə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the process of excretion

Usage(s):

  • Let us now introduce into the equation a beloved family cat, whose excretory habits have already been the subject of slightly strained discussion.

News

  • Will your license plate idea fly? Some guidelines

    According to the agency, personalized plates are declined in part if the numbers and words conflict with the existing plate numbering system or if they duplicate a plate already in use. "The primary purpose is to register the vehicle and identify the owner, but we want people to also have fun and buy personalized plates," he says. References to sex acts, sexual body parts, and excretory ...
    on September 20, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. Roberts asked, "Why do you think the F-word has" such power? "Because it's associated with sexual or excretory activity. That's what gives it its force."
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: John Roberts Source: News & Observer (registration)

  2. Scalia added, "Meanwhile, any chilled references to excretory and sexual material surely lie at the periphery of First Amendment concern."
    on Apr 28, 2009 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. King, in an essay posted on EW.com, said after all the school violence his own college writing would have raised red flags, "For most creative people, the imagination serves as an excretory channel for violence. We visualize what we never actually...
    on May 20, 2007 By: Stephen King Source: FOXNews

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