palavrão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From palavra +‎ -ão.

Noun[edit]

palavrão m (plural palavrões)

  1. curse, swear word (impolite, vulgar or offensive taboo word)
    Não se deve dizer palavrões.
    One should not say bad words.
  2. (nonstandard) Augmentative of palavra

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:palavrão.

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