Definition of industrial language in English:

industrial language


  • [mass noun] Bad language; swearing.

    • ‘His knowledge of the claimant prior to these events was of a person who gave as good as she got when it came to the deployment of industrial language.’
    • ‘He got stroppy after being ‘forcibly ushered out’ but did not use any industrial language.’
    • ‘When he loses his cool, his regional tongue and industrial language see him lampooned mercilessly.’
    • ‘Mark's memories of his grandfather are limited to trips down to the gallops at Kinnersley and the industrial language which echoed through the yard.’