He will interrupt his subjects with gruff asides or profane exclamations.
But we were, of course, mostly giggling at the nom de sext “Carlos Danger” and his profane sexual demands.
His novel The Last Magazine, published posthumously this month, is just like him: blistering, fun, insightful, and profane.
Bald, burly and profane, he has worked for both Karl Rove and Dick Cheney.
Charming, profane, alcoholic television anchorman becomes local hero and changes the news business.
The tongue that praises God surely will not profane his name.
How strikingly different is the course of profane and sacred history!
By profane history is meant the account of all transactions not included in the sacred volumes.
He was rising but Judge Knowles barked a profane order for him to keep his seat.
These are simple facts of history corroborated by both sacred and profane writings.
late 14c., from Old French profaner, prophaner (13c.) and directly from Latin profanare "to desecrate, render unholy, violate," from profanus "unholy, not consecrated" (see profane (adj.)). Related: Profaned; profaning.
mid-15c., "un-ecclesiastical, secular," from Old French profane (12c.) and directly from Latin profanus "unholy, not consecrated," according to Barnhart from pro fano "not admitted into the temple (with the initiates)," literally "out in front of the temple," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + fano, ablative of fanum "temple" (see feast (n.)). Sense of "unholy, polluted" is recorded from c.1500. Related: Profanely.