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blankety

adjective, adverb
  1. a euphemism for any taboo word

Word Origin

C20: from blank
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for blankety

Historical Examples

  • And no one deemed the Blankety Blanks could face that fire and live.

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 25, 1914

    Various

  • Well, why the blankety blank should I blankety well stop, anyway?

  • They generally referred to him as a blankety blank "skunk," and a "hound of hell."

    Remarks

    Bill Nye

  • "Hold on to this," she said, and slipped out of her blankety windbreak, standing shivering in a thin sweater.

    The Planet Savers

    Marion Zimmer Bradley

  • Some one said: "If I cop a hold of the blankety blank blanker what trod on my blanking 'and, I'll just about——!"


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