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profanity
American English: /prəˈfænədi/
British English: /prəˈfanɪti/

Translation of profanity in Spanish:

noun plural profanities

  • 1 uncountable (blasphemy, vulgarity)
    Example sentences
    • Janis Joplin is fined $200 for violating local profanity and obscenity laws for her performance after a concert in Tampa, Florida.
    • The atmosphere of the billiard room, it was suggested in South Shields, was also conducive to profanity and bad language.
    • Zora raises her hand: ‘Never use profanity or inappropriate language.’
  • 2 countable (swear word)
    Example sentences
    • I didn't notice him until he ejected a stream of swear words and profanities when we were told to leave the train and wait on platform three.
    • Looking over my shoulder, it was alarming to see 20 people in black charging through gravestones, mouthing profanities.
    • His mumbled curses and profanities were becoming more and more apparent.

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