Translation of profanity in Spanish:

profanity

Pronunciation: /prəˈfænəti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1.1 u (blasphemy, vulgarity) irreverencia (f), blasfemia (f)
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    • 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.’
    1.2 c (swear word) blasfemia (f)
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    • 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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