American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The uncontrolled, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette's syndrome.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A morbid tendency to indecent speech.
- n. The uncontrolled use of abusive, obscene or scatological language; especially such behaviour associated with Tourette syndrome
- n. an uncontrollable use of obscene language; often accompanied by mental disorders
- From copro- + -lalia. (Wiktionary)
- copro- + Greek laliā, babbling (from lalein, to talk). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“That shouting-curse-words condition is called coprolalia, and while it may be the most famous symptom associated with Tourette's, only about”
“And if you don't know what "coprolalia" means, look it up.”
“From what sources I read, the focus on policy issues has shrunk to accommodate this untapped rage and not-so-latent racism and sexism boiling in the conservative media outlets, which finds its voice in Ann Coulter's coprolalia.”
“Representative Wilson's spontaneous episode of coprolalia crystallized the mean-spirited conservative position for all the world to see.”
“Next, there was coprolalia -- repeating curse words.”
“Tics vokal klasik termasuk berkata jorok (coprolalia) dan menirukan atau mengulangi ucapan orang lain (echolalia).”
“Perhaps I never went through this phase as a kid, but coprolalia has never been my colostomy bag...”
“As someone who has overcome Tourette's - a syndrome that is often associated with coprolalia, the involuntary exclamation of obscenities - Dan Aykroyd has some choice words for David Cameron, who jokingly suggested that Ed Balls, the shadow chancellor, was showing symptoms of the condition in the House of Commons.”
“Still, when Howard joined the English team Manchester United in 2003, some U.K. newspapers actually used the words "handicapped" and "retarded" to describe him - one publication even called him the team's "swearing savior," an alliterative reference to coprolalia, a symptom”
“Wayne Rooney's famous coprolalia has referees scrambling to learn twenty English swear words which could result in a player getting booked if the word matches the ones on the list.”
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