swear word


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swear word

noun (usually plural) oath, curse, obscenity, expletive, four-letter word, cuss (informal), profanity I'd never heard a swear word in my life.
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I'm going to invent a swear word of my own," he declared.
most half a dozen -- and -- and -- I -- I said a swear word, Anne -- a pretty near swear word, anyhow -- and I called God names.
He wrote a lot of things that weren't true, just like Valeria, and he wrote swear words too.
Mr Verloc tying up the cardboard box into a parcel for the post, broke the string by an injudicious jerk, and muttered several swear words confidentially to himself.
So the idea is that if it's a second language use of a swear word, it will never have the same emotional resonance as it does in a first language.
Countdown viewers were left tittering in front of their TVs when a swear word cropped up during the show.
BOSSES at KFC have blamed a staff member "trying to be funny" after a swear word was printed on a little girl's gravy tub label.
The swear word has a greater meaning and impact if used sparingly than if it litters every conversation.
I played in the non-League with dockers who every other word was a swear word.
Philip, 92, no stranger to the odd swear word after a career in the Royal Navy, laughed and then continued to chuckle away to himself as the substituted player finally looked up and walked off looking slightly sheepish.
Summary: Retailer Toys"R"Us has said there are no plans to sell a talking doll in the UK, that uses a swear word, according to some parents.
With the most vulgar swear word, Chatzimarkakis ousted Macedonian journalists from the EU panel discussion.