Definition of expletive:
chap, gadfly, fellow, scourge, condemnation, blighter, lad, words, torment, pest, interjection, epithet, feller, nemesis, execration, gent, swearing, pesterer, oath, fella, curse word, bane, whammy, cuss, blasphemy, sacred, decent, bloke, curse, swearword, hex, jinx.
- "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
- "A Cursory History of Swearing", Julian Sharman.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.