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Offensive words and language - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

formal insulting language or swearing

profanity

noun

formal 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

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

foul language

swear words

filth

noun

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

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effing and blinding

impolite swearing and using rude words

the f-word

noun

informal used for talking about the offensive word fuck so that you do not have to say it

imprecation

noun

very formal an offensive word that you say when you are angry

imprecation

noun

very formal a curse

oath

noun

old-fashioned something offensive that you say when you are angry

obscenity

noun

a word or action that is sexually offensive

swearword

noun

a word that people use when they swear and that a lot of people consider offensive

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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