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Offensive words and language

obscenity

noun

behaviour or language that is sexually offensive, especially in a film, book, or play

curse

noun

an offensive or very impolite word or phrase

bad language

noun

rude words

four-letter word

noun

one of the short words considered rude or offensive by most people

abuse

noun

angry offensive comments

invective

noun

insulting language or swearing

profanity

noun

a word or language that is offensive because it is rude, or shows a lack of respect for God or people’s religious beliefs

expletive

noun

a rude word that you use when you are angry, annoyed, or upset that might offend some people

foul language

swear words

filth

noun

words or pictures that are very offensive, usually because they deal with sex in an unpleasant way

Open Dictionary

chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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