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A semi-comprehensive list of profanity in English.


Warning don't read the list if you're easily offended. I don't even know what at least half of these words mean.

This includes words from several other lists, with some 'ok words' filtered out. Note because this project started out as a compilation of other lists, there may still be false positives that I missed here! If you come across something that doesn't make sense, please open an issue or a PR!

For other languages, you may wish to check here.

Installation: npm i -S profane-words


import words from 'profane-words'
const arg = process.argv[2]

if (words.includes(arg.toLowerCase())) {
  console.warn('Watch your mouth.')

All words are lowercased.

Why: disallowing words for whatever reason, probably.

License: WTFPL