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Definition of 'degenerate'

Noun

  1. a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
       Synonyms: pervert deviant deviate

Verb

  1. grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
       Synonyms: devolve deteriorate drop
       Antonyms: recuperate recover convalesce

Adjective

  1. unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
       Synonyms: debauched degraded dissipated dissolute libertine profligate riotous fast


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