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expletive

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expletive/ˈɛksplətɪv/
British/ɪkˈspliːtɪv/noun
pluralexpletives
expletive
/ˈɛksplətɪv/British/ɪkˈspliːtɪv/
noun
pluralexpletives
Learner's definition of EXPLETIVE  
[count]
: a word or phrase (such as “Damn it!”) that people sometimes say when they are angry or in pain
especially  : one that is offensive
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