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Meaning of “swear word” - Learner’s Dictionary

swear word

noun [C]    
a word which people think is rude or offensiveSwearing and blasphemy
Translations of “swear word”
in Korean 욕설…
in Arabic سَبّ, شَتيمة…
in Portuguese palavrão…
in Catalan paraulota…
in Japanese 悪態, ののしりの言葉…
in Italian parolaccia, bestemmia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髒話,冒犯之詞…
in Russian ругательство…
in Turkish küfür…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脏话,冒犯之词…
in Polish przekleństwo…
(Definition of swear word from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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