motherfucker

noun
moth·​er·​fuck·​er | \ ˈmə-t͟hər-ˌfə-kər How to pronounce motherfucker (audio) \

Definition of motherfucker

1 obscene : one that is formidable, contemptible, or offensive usually used as a generalized term of abuse
2 obscene : person, fellow

Other Words from motherfucker

motherfucking \ ˈmə-​t͟hər-​ˌfə-​kiŋ How to pronounce motherfucker (audio) \ adjective, obscene

First Known Use of motherfucker

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About motherfucker

Time Traveler for motherfucker

Time Traveler

The first known use of motherfucker was in 1918

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near motherfucker

mother figure

motherfucker

Mother Goose

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for motherfucker

Cite this Entry

“Motherfucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motherfucker. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for motherfucker

motherfucker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of motherfucker

: an annoying person or thing
: a person or thing that is impressive in some way

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!