Translation of "expletive" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪkˈspliː.tɪv/ us /ˈek.splə.t̬ɪv/

formal a word that is considered offensive

improperio, palabrota
She dropped the book on her foot and let out a row/string of expletives.

(Translation of “expletive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ikˈspliːtiv; American ˈeksplitiv/

(formal) a rude word that someone says when they are angry or upset.


(Translation of “expletive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)