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Synonyms for expletive
ˈɛk splɪ tɪvex·ple·tive

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. expletiveadjective


  2. expletiveadjective

    Serving to fill up, merely for effect, otherwise redundant


  3. expletiveadjective

    Marked by expletives (phrase-fillers)


Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cussnoun

    profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

    "expletives were deleted"

    pesterer, whammy, feller, scourge, condemnation, swearing, curse word, bloke, jinx, oath, fella, lad, blighter, pest, fellow, gent, execration, gadfly, cuss, chap, curse, swearword, nemesis, bane, hex, torment

  2. expletivenoun

    a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line

    curse word, curse, cuss, swearing, swearword, oath

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. expletiveadjective

    superfluous, redundant

  2. expletivenoun

    expletive word or syllable

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  1. Zora Harris:

    He said, ‘Give me the (expletive) car’ and that’s when he pulled the gun and said ‘I’m not ‘(expletive) playing with you,’.

  2. Kim Potter:

    (Expletive)! I just shot him. ... I grabbed the wrong (expletive) gun.

  3. Enrique Marquez:

    The [expletive] [expletive] used my gun.

  4. Van Orman:

    I did something completely [expletive] stupid that I never should have done in the first place, i came to meet a 15-year-old girl. One thing I never should have [expletive] done. I lost my wife, my house, my kids, my truck.

  5. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own (expletive), i’m not trying to build my own brand off the (expletive) strength of the president. I’m here to serve the country.

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    • C. Stupid
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