expletive

Part of speech: adjective

Added for emphasis; redundant.

Part of speech: noun

An interjection, often profane.

Part of speech: noun

A word or phrase serving merely to fill out.

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Usage examples "expletive":

  1. Green bit back an expletive. - "The Grell Mystery", Frank Froest.
  2. That might explain-" An expletive smacking more of Montmartre than of the Boulevard Capucines, fell from the nobleman's lips. - "A Man and His Money", Frederic Stewart Isham.
  3. The Bish made use of a very unorthodox expletive. - "Fore!", Charles Emmett Van Loan.