Definition of politically correct
: conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated
Examples of politically correct in a sentence
He later realized that his response was not politically correct.
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POLITICALLY CORRECT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of politically correct for English Language Learners
: agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people
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