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gutter language

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gutter language

noun phrase

Profanity and obscenity; scabrous speech: This dictionary has a selection of gutter language

[1890+; gutter, ''appropriate to the gutter or sewer,'' is found by 1849]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Little boys blackguarded him in gutter language, and looking him in the face, consigned him to hell without flinching.

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