coprolalia

noun
cop·ro·la·lia | \ˌkä-prə-ˈlā-lē-ə \

Definition of coprolalia 

: obsessive or uncontrollable use of obscene language

First Known Use of coprolalia

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coprolalia

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coprolalia

noun
cop·ro·la·lia | \-ˈlā-lē-ə \

Medical Definition of coprolalia 

1 : obsessive or uncontrollable use of obscene language

2 : the use of obscene (as scatological) language as sexual gratification

Other Words from coprolalia

coprolalic \-ˈlal-ik \ adjective

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