Definition of Swearword

1. Noun. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger. "Expletives were deleted"

Exact synonyms: Curse, Curse Word, Cuss, Expletive, Oath, Swearing
Generic synonyms: Profanity
Derivative terms: Curse, Curse, Cuss, Swear



Definition of Swearword

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of swear word) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swearword

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swearword

swear word
swear words
sweard
sweards
sweare
sweared
swearer
swearers
swearest
sweareth
swearier
sweariest
swearing
swearings
swears
swearword (current term)
swearwords
sweary
sweat
sweat bag
sweat bullets
sweat duct
sweat equity
sweat gland
sweat glands
sweat it out
sweat like a pig
sweat of one's brow
sweat off
sweat pants

Literary usage of Swearword

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1. Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day by Stephen Leacock (1916)
"swearword, now in like fury, threw aside his hauberk, his baldrick, ... swearword was killed. Thus luckily the whole story was cut off on the first page and ..."

2. Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day by Stephen Leacock (1916)
"swearword, now in like fury, threw aside his hauberk, his baldrick, ... swearword was killed. Thus luckily the whole story was cut off on the first page and ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1888)
"(I apologize for ganoid, though it is not a swearword.) These teeth reappear from time to time in several ..."

4. The Works of James Abram Garfield by James Abram Garfield, Burke Aaron Hinsdale (1882)
"... to Nova Scotia, to New Brunswick, and especially to Halifax; and that town was such a resort for them, that it became the swearword of our boyhood. ..."

5. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"... a chicken that has lost its mother"), Pang. Galas ; F 12 ; F 115: F 117; P 39- 121. Disaster (the word is also used as a "swearword"): ..."

6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Ruddy gained enough taint of its own to be considered a bit of a swearword itself, and Gilbert and Sullivan created such an outcry when they introduced the ..."

7. Action in Waiting by Christoph Blumhardt (1998)
"No swearword can hurt you. Let there be nothing else within your heart, in your suffering, in your poverty, in your affliction, or your care. ..."

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