Definition of swearing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈswɛːrɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The use of offensive language: there’s a lot of swearing in the show
More example sentences
  • As someone who speaks fluent Spanish, I found myself swearing in Spanish when my people got cantankerous.
  • I knew he wasn't really getting angry at me; if anything, he might have just been getting angry at himself, or maybe he was just swearing out of habit.
  • I didn't want the alcohol, the swearing, the bad memories, the parties or the guilt anymore.

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