Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] British informal
Bad language; swearing.
- He got stroppy after being ‘forcibly ushered out’ but did not use any industrial language.
- His knowledge of the claimant prior to these events was of a person who gave as good as she got when it came to the deployment of industrial language.
- When he loses his cool, his regional tongue and industrial language see him lampooned mercilessly.
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