f-bomb

noun
\ ˈef-ˌbäm How to pronounce f-bomb (audio) \

Definition of f-bomb

: the word fuck used metaphorically as a euphemism accidentally dropped an f-bomb on television— Tim Kurkjian

First Known Use of f-bomb

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“F-bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/f-bomb. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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