Definition of profanity
1a : the quality or state of being profaneb : the use of profane language
2a : profane languageb : an utterance of profane language
Examples of profanity in a sentence
The comic uses too much profanity.
My mom will not tolerate profanity.
I have never heard my father utter a single profanity.
First Known Use of profanity
PROFANITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of profanity for English Language Learners
: offensive language
: an offensive word
PROFANITY Defined for Kids
Definition of profanity for Students
: language that is offensive or disrespectful
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