politically incorrect


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

Examples of politically incorrect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steel Panther songs are supposed to rock and be hilariously over-the-top politically incorrect, but they’re not supposed to be poignant. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 28 July 2023 One of Solomon’s co-workers from San Diego talked about this zany, three-man softball tournament with politically incorrect names. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 July 2023 For Chinese state media, however, this new term remains politically incorrect. Meaghan Tobin, Washington Post, 1 June 2023

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“Politically incorrect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/politically%20incorrect. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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