Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Impolite and offensive expressions used when annoyed or angry - synonyms or related words

damn

interjection

impolite

used when you are annoyed about something

bloody

adjective

British

impolite

used for emphasizing that you are angry or annoyed about something

for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete’s sake

used for emphasizing what you are saying when you are annoyed or angry: ‘for God’s sake’ and ‘for Christ’s sake’ are offensive to some people

get stuffed

used for telling someone to stop annoying you, or for saying that you do not care about what they say

damned

adjective

impolite

damn

dammit

interjection

impolite

used when you are annoyed about something

bloody hell

used for showing that you are extremely annoyed

damn it/you/him etc

used when you are annoyed about something

goddammit

interjection

informal

used when you are angry or annoyed. Some people consider this word offensive.

son of a bitch

interjection

mainly American

impolite

used for showing that you are annoyed

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog