bad word

bad word

A curse or swear word. You just said a bad word! I'm telling mom! Please try not to curse around the kids—I don't want them repeating any bad words!
See also: bad, word
References in classic literature ?
I -- I want to say a bad word, Anne," blurted out Davy, with a desperate effort.
But you don't want your mind filled with bad words, do you, Davy -- words that will poison it and drive out all that is good and manly?
Never a bad word have I for the French, for, though I have ridden twenty times up to their array, I have never yet failed to find some very gentle and worthy knight or squire who was willing to do what he might to enable me to attempt some small feat of arms.
Papa told you not to say any bad words, and you can't open your mouth without one.
What she said in her lovely tinkle Wendy could not of course understand, and I believe some of it was bad words, but it sounded kind, and she flew back and forward, plainly meaning "Follow me, and all will be well.
Those are bad words, and wicked people often say them of others better than themselves.
It was beautiful to behold the many-yoked grain and cotton wagons crawling over the country roads: one could hear their axles, complaining a mile away, coming nearer, till with shouts and yells and bad words they climbed up the steep incline and plunged on to the hard main road, carter reviling carter.
No matter what the Prime Minister says about me, but I won't utter even a single bad word about the Prime Minister," he said.
Professor Jove Kekenovski comments in Sloboden pecat that not a single bad word can be said about Koce Trajanovski's working agility.
she never had a bad word for anyone SI STEELE in tribute on social media
Matthew Evans A great trainer, and an absolute gentleman who never had a bad word for anyone.
I don't have a bad word to say about Sally Wainwright's exquisitely crafted script and the talented cast.
She said: "Zayn is a good guy and I've not a bad word to say about him, and I know he's not got a bad word to say about me.
Determined his legacy lives on, members of Pwllheli Rugby Club decided to hold the match and raise "He was held in high regards at the club, he was one of those guys who never had a bad word to say about anyone and no one had a bad word to say about him.
No-one ever had a bad word to say about Dessie, and Dessie never had a bad word to say about anyone.