meaning <of/ for> "swear word"?

rafaelgan

Senior Member
Spanish
What is the meaning of "swear word"?

And do you think I should write "for" instead of "of"?

I guess, that means a bad word.
 
  • Joelline

    Senior Member
    American English
    "meaning of" is perfectly correct here.

    A "swear word" is, indeed, a "bad word." It can also be called a "profanity," a "cuss word," a "vulgar" word, or a "dirty" word. It is a word that some say that one generally should not use except with friends or family (and even then, some may be offended by the use of these words).
     
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