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swearword

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noun swear·word \ˈswer-ˌwərd\

Simple Definition of swearword

  • : an offensive word

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of swearword

  1. :  a profane or obscene oath or word

Examples of swearword in a sentence

  1. a movie filled with violent images and rough swearwords

  2. <this is a list of swearwords that are not permitted on this radio program>



1833

First Known Use of swearword

1833



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