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PERVERTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perverted mean? 

PERVERTED (adjective)
  The adjective PERVERTED has 3 senses:

1. (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
2. having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
3. marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good

  Familiarity information: PERVERTED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERVERTED (adjective)


Sense 1perverted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes

Synonyms:

kinky; perverted

Context examples:

kinky sex / perverted practices

Similar:

abnormal (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm)


Sense 2perverted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

Synonyms:

misrepresented; perverted; twisted; distorted

Context examples:

many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality / a perverted translation of the poem

Similar:

artful; disingenuous (not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness)


Sense 3perverted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good

Synonyms:

depraved; reprobate; perverse; perverted; immoral

Context examples:

depraved criminals / a perverted sense of loyalty / the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat

Similar:

corrupt (lacking in integrity)


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