Synonyms of expletive in English:

expletive


See definition of expletive

noun

1‘she let out an expletive and slammed the phone down’

SYNONYMS

swear word, oath, curse, obscenity, profanity, epithet, imprecation, four-letter word, exclamation

bad language, foul language, strong language, swearing

informal dirty word

North American informal cuss word, cuss

2‘expletives are employed for the sake of the metre, not the sense’

SYNONYMS

filler, fill-in, stopgap, meaningless phrase, meaningless word, redundant phrase, redundant word, superfluous phrase, superfluous word, unnecessary phrase, unnecessary word