politically correct

adjective

Definition of politically correct

  1. :  conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated

political correctness

noun

Examples of politically correct in a sentence

  1. He later realized that his response was not politically correct.

1934

First Known Use of politically correct

1934


POLITICALLY CORRECT Defined for English Language Learners

politically correct

adjective

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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