coprolalia


cop·ro·la·lia

noun \ˌkä-prə-ˈlā-lē-ə\

Definition of COPROLALIA

:  obsessive or uncontrollable use of obscene language

Origin of COPROLALIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1886

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cop·ro·la·lia

noun \-ˈlā-lē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COPROLALIA

1
: obsessive or uncontrollable use of obscene language
2
: the use of obscene (as scatological) language as sexual gratification
cop·ro·la·lic \-ˈlal-ik\ adjective

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