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
The older man, using two profanities, yelled out his car window, demanding that the other driver - later identified as the younger Cleveland man - move his vehicle.
But the rapper uses the N word and other profanity throughout the track.
From the safety of their computers and phones, Twitter users didn’t hold back in sending some profanity-laced smack to actors like Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.
As part of his reinstatement, Perry was required to apologize to the team for the use of profanity, insensitive language, and other commments that have created an atmosphere of fear around the team.
In Mississippi, among several students who were disciplined for the first offense of using profanity, black students were the only ones suspended from school, while white students received warnings and detention for substantially similar behavior.
Nor has Amodei been bashful about the use of public profanity, something critics were happy to point out amid public outcry over a McQueen High School student who was disciplined after cursing during a phone call with the congressman’s office.
Monroy has sat quietly since the trial began last Tuesday, but Bracamontes has disrupted proceedings each day with a slew of profanities, racist slurs and promises to kill more deputies.
Students asked about why the schools could punish them for social media posts made off campus, whether teacher and staff should be able to use profanity with them and why the schools aren’t doing more to help seniors graduate.
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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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