Definition of 'obscenity'
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He then yelled obscenities and sobbed.The Sun (2008)
Not many players incur a penalty for an audible obscenity after disputing a line call during a point they have just won.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2014)
Fact-based drama about an American pornography publisher who became an unlikely defender of free speech during an obscenity trial.The Sun (2013)
A platform guard who rushed to try to calm him as he screamed obscenities was allegedly grabbed by the neck.The Sun (2013)
That act permitted the use of obscenities, as long as they could be justified by the literary worth of the work concerned.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
The snapper claimed residents chased his car, yelled obscenities and made rude gestures as he took images for the controversial web application.The Sun (2009)
He realised that by exploiting loopholes in the obscenity laws he could give the public what they wanted, and grow rich in the process.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He must have toned the language down, though, seeing he had already been docked a penalty point for an audible obscenity.The Sun (2015)
He was keen to have as many female jurors as possible, despite being legally permitted then to have an all-male jury in an obscenity trial.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of obscenity from the Collins English Dictionary