Meaning of “expletive” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “expletive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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expletivenoun [ C ]

us /ˈek·splə·t̬ɪv/

a rude or offensive word used to express anger, pain, annoyance, etc.

(Definition of “expletive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)