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.
Recent Examples of profanity from the Web
So that summer day when another motorist took offense and honked his displeasure at us, there were no gestures, no confrontation, no profanity in return.
Sophir noted that an employee who sent Damore an email threatening to hound him until one of them was fired -- punctuating the message with dismissive profanity -- was issued a final warning.
In a profanity laced rant, Scaramucci vowed to push out Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, with whom Jared and Ivanka had become disenchanted.
The student, junior Ben Johnson from Houston, later deleted the photo, which included degrading language about Asian-Americans and profanity.
But the coarseness of their actual views repels audiences quicker than any profanity.
And even with the delay, NBC didn't bleep some profanity Gerard let slip while celebrating. .
After that, the man called the ombudsman's office and unleashed a profanity-laced tirade, Hess said.
His profanity-laced Christmas greeting to Pearle was an apparent reference to that.
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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
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