Blas·phe·mous a. Speaking or writing blasphemy; uttering or exhibiting anything impiously irreverent; profane; as, a blasphemous person; containing blasphemy; as, a blasphemous book; a blasphemous caricature. “Blasphemous publications.”
Nor from the Holy One of Heaven
Refrained his tongue blasphemous. --Milton.
Note: ☞ Formerly this word was accented on the second syllable, as in the above example.
adj 1: grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred;
"blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane
utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to
enter with shoes on" [syn: profane, sacrilegious]
2: characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and
blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words" [syn: blue,