noun pro·fan·i·ty \prō-ˈfa-nə-tē, prə-\

: offensive language

: an offensive word

plural pro·fan·i·ties

Full Definition of PROFANITY

a :  the quality or state of being profane
b :  the use of profane language
a :  profane language
b :  an utterance of profane language

Examples of PROFANITY

  1. The comic uses too much profanity.
  2. My mom will not tolerate profanity.
  3. I have never heard my father utter a single profanity.

First Known Use of PROFANITY


Rhymes with PROFANITY

PROFANITY Defined for Kids


noun pro·fan·i·ty \prō-ˈfa-nə-tē\
plural pro·fan·i·ties

Definition of PROFANITY for Kids

:  language that is offensive or disrespectful


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