Complete Definition of "swear word"

English

Alternative spellings
swearword

Noun
swear word (plural swear words)

  1. A word considered taboo and impolite or offensive.

#: When I heard swear words from the next room, I decided to keep my distance.

Synonyms
(in the singular): curse, curse word, cuss, dirty word, expletive, four-letter word, oath
(in the plural) the plurals of all the synonyms for the singular form, as well as the following, which are all uncountable: bad language, strong language, swearing

Translations

Bosnian: psovka#Bosnian|psovka f
Dutch: eed (1) n vloek (2) n
Finnish: kirosana, voimasana
French: juron m, gros mot m
German: Schimpfwort n, Fluch m
Icelandic: blótsyrði n
Italian: parolaccia f
Kurdish: sixêf, dijûn, dijmîn, xeber, çêrr, zêf, zêv, mirqî, kufrî
mid
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: пÑовка#Serbian|пÑовка f
:Latin: psovka#Serbian|psovka f
Spanish: garabato m italbrac|Chile, grosería f italbrac|especially Latin America, lisura f italbrac|Peru, mala palabra f italbrac|Latin America, palabrota f italbrac|especially Spain, taco m italbrac|Spain
Swedish: svärord n, svordom c
Tamil: (keTTa vArtai)
Telugu: తిà°à±à°à± (tiTTu)

See also
epithet

de:swear word
fr:swear word
ku:swear word

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