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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -expletive-, *expletive*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
expletive[N] คำสบถ, Syn. swearword

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
expletiven. คำอุทานที่หยาบคาย,คำเฉย,สิ่งผนวก.

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
expletive(adj) ซึ่งทำให้ครบถ้วน,ที่เสริมเข้าไป,ที่เพิ่มเข้าไป,ที่ผนวกเข้าไป
expletive(n) สิ่งผนวก,สิ่งเสริม,คำอุทาน

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
EXPLETIVE    EH1 K S P L AH0 T IH0 V
EXPLETIVES    EH1 K S P L AH0 T IH0 V Z

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
expletive    (n) (i1 k s p l ii1 t i v)
expletives    (n) (i1 k s p l ii1 t i v z)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Kraftausdruck {m}; Fluch {m}; Schimpfwort {n} | Kraftausdruck zensiertexpletive | expletive deleted [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
形式名詞[けいしきめいし, keishikimeishi] (n) {ling} formal noun; dummy noun; expletive noun [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Expletive \Ex"ple*tive\, n.
     A word, letter, or syllable not necessary to the sense, but
     inserted to fill a vacancy; an oath.
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           While explectives their feeble aid to join,
           And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Expletive \Ex"ple*tive\, a. [L. expletivus, from expletus, p. p.
     of explere to fill up; ex out+plere to fill, akin to plenus
     full: cf. F. expl['e]tif. See {Full}.]
     Filling up; hence, added merely for the purpose of filling
     up; superfluous. "Expletive imagery." --Hallam.
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           Expletive phrases to plump his speech.   --Barrow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  expletive
      n 1: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;
           "expletives were deleted" [syn: {curse}, {curse word},
           {expletive}, {oath}, {swearing}, {swearword}, {cuss}]
      2: a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added
         to fill out a sentence or metrical line

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