swear word Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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swear wordnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​rude or ​offensive word: All ​swear words, ​evenmildones such as "​damn",, were ​deleted from the ​text.
(Definition of swear word from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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swear wordnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsweər ˌwɜrd/
a ​rude or ​offensive word
(Definition of swear word from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swear word”
in Arabic سَبّ, شَتيمة…
in Korean 욕설…
in Portuguese palavrão…
in Catalan paraulota…
in Japanese 悪態, ののしりの言葉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脏话,冒犯之词…
in Turkish küfür…
in Russian ругательство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髒話,冒犯之詞…
in Italian parolaccia, bestemmia…
in Polish przekleństwo…
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