politically incorrect

adjective

Definition of politically incorrect

: not avoiding language or behavior that could offend a particular group of people

Word by Word Definitions

political play politically
  1. : of or relating to government, a government, or the conduct of government

  2. : of, relating to, or concerned with the making as distinguished from the administration of governmental policy

  3. : of, relating to, involving, or involved in politics and especially party politics

incorrect play
  1. : not corrected or chastened

  2. : inaccurate, faulty

  3. : not true : wrong


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