G-word

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

G-word (plural G-words)

  1. (euphemistic) The word God.
    • 2007, Michael L. Klassen, Bad Religion: The Psychology of Religious Misbehavior (→ISBN), page 56:
      [...] are not afraid to use the "G word." The divine is their "distinctive product," their "unique business proposition." Still, it is a risky business. The experience of the divine is anything but conformist, it bends to no formal business plan, and it can be ...
    • 2010, Harry Webster, Venting, Somebody Had to Say It (→ISBN), page 110:
      G-word: The Constitution gives us the right to use the G-word and religious freedom. The Declaration of Independence has the G-word in it. Our Pledge of Allegiance has the G-word, and our money has the G-word.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of g-word (any other word beginning with g)
    • 2014, Geoffrey Robertson, An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians? (→ISBN):
      When the Swedish Parliament and the US Congressional Committee on Foreign Affairs used the 'G' word, Prime Minister Erdoğan responded by threatening to deport 100,000 Armenian guest workers[.]

Related terms[edit]

  • g-word (gay, or another word beginning with g)

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