Simple Definition of dirty word
: an offensive word
: a word, subject, or idea that is disliked by some people
Full Definition of dirty word
: a word, expression, or idea that is disagreeable or unpopular in a particular frame of reference
Examples of dirty word
The movie is just a lot of sex, violence, and dirty words.
They regard “taxes” as a dirty word.
The way he acts, you'd think compassion was a dirty word.
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Rhymes with dirty word
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