profanitype
 n.— «By using it in his strip to some 300-plus newspapers (sometimes he renders it with asterisks, or “profanitype,” as he calls it), he hopes to sanitize the word and make it less taboo.» —“Out of the ‘Boondocks’ comes a lively talk on race” by Ken Parish Perkins in Beverley Hills, Calif. Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas) July 22, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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