Definition of bad language
- She scolded the children for using bad language.
: failing to reach an acceptable standard : poor
: not fresh : spoiled
: something that is bad
: an evil or unhappy state
: the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community
: audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs
: a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings
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