potty mouth

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potty mouth (plural potty mouths)

  1. (idiomatic, euphemistic) The characteristic of regularly using vulgar language, especially strong profanities.
  2. (idiomatic) A person having this characteristic.

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  • Sometimes this noun is used attributively, as, for example, in: The language of my potty mouth coworkers can be very offensive.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.