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curse word

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noun
  1. a profane or obscene word, especially as used in anger or for emphasis.
  2. any term conceived of as offensive.
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Origin of curse word

First recorded in 1870–75
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Related Words for curse word

cuss, execration, commination, expletive, imprecation, anathema, whammy, denunciation, damn, damnation, oath, jinx, darn, damning, no-no