[ US /ˈdæstɝdɫi/ ]
[ UK /dˈɑːstədli/ ]
  1. despicably cowardly
    the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th
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How To Use dastardly In A Sentence

  • And will the pair see through the dastardly plans their rivals hatch to get them out of the school play? Times, Sunday Times
  • One of the obstacles is the rumor that iodized salt is actually a contraceptive, a dastardly plot by outsiders to keep Muslims from having babies.
  • I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday December 7, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.
  • An ingenious story that mixes the usual dastardly deception with paranormal pranks. The Sun
  • X Factor judge St. Cheryl Cole is planning to divorce her husband, the dastardly Ashley, following the footballer's 'sexting', or sex-text shenanigans. Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph
  • I am wracking my brain now trying to remember if I was experimenting with a new kind of groundcover last year because in one area that is what I seem to have - so much of this stuff that it's either a dastardly foe or a real winner. SPRING 2009 SITE CLEANUP
  • What are the dastardly deeds, thoughts and fantasies which your Negative Ego pokes and taunts you with?
  • That being said, I can see how it might be HIGHLY ALARMING for a woman to receive an email from a court official stating that while she thought was performing her civic duty, little did she know that another, more dastardly kind of "venire" was going on (elbow-elbow-wink-wink). Above the Law
  • That is appalling form rather than a dastardly plot. Times, Sunday Times
  • unprovoked and dastardly attack
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