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swear·word

 (swâr′wûrd′)
n.
An obscene or blasphemous word.

swearword

(ˈswɛəˌwɜːd)
n
(Linguistics) a socially taboo word or phrase of a profane, obscene, or insulting character

swear•word

(ˈswɛərˌwɜrd)

n.
a word used in swearing or cursing; a profane or obscene word.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swearword - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or angerswearword - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action

swearword

noun
A profane or obscene term:
Informal: cuss.
Translations
nadávka
bandeord
kirosana
psovka
ののしり
저주의 말
svordom
คำสบถ
câu chửi thề

swearword

[ˈswɛəwɜːd] Npalabrota f, taco m

swearword

nFluch m, → Kraftausdruck m

swearword

[ˈswɛəˌwɜːd] nparolaccia; (curse) → bestemmia

swearword

شَتِيمَة nadávka bandeord Fluch βρισιά palabrota, taco kirosana gros mot psovka parolaccia ののしり 저주의 말 vloekwoord banneord przekleństwo palavrão ругательство svordom คำสบถ küfür câu chửi thề 骂人脏话
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