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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word expletive:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. expletive: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. expletive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. expletive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. expletive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. expletive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. expletive: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Expletive, expletive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. expletive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Expletive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. expletive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. expletive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. expletive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. expletive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. expletive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. expletive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. expletive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Expletive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Expletive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. expletive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. expletive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Expletive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. expletive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. expletive: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. expletive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. expletive: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. expletive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. expletive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. expletive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. expletive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Expletive: A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices [home, info]
  2. Expletive: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. expletive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. expletive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Expletive: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (expletive)

noun:  a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
noun:  profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger ("Expletives were deleted")

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Phrases that include expletive:   expletive infixation, expletive laced, expletive laden

Words similar to expletive:   oath, curse, cuss, swearing, swearword, curse word, more...

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