swearword

[swair-wurd]

noun

a word used in swearing or cursing; a profane or obscene word.

Origin of swearword

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; swear + word
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British Dictionary definitions for swearword

swearword

noun

a socially taboo word or phrase of a profane, obscene, or insulting character
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