f-word

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f-word (plural f-words)

  1. (euphemistic) The word fuck or faggot.
    Oh, f-word, I've lost the keys.
    The dialogue was littered with f-words.
  2. Any word beginning with f that is not normally taboo but is considered (often humorously) to be so in the given context.
    She has no luck with diets. Don't mention the f-word (by which I mean "fat").

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f-word (third-person singular simple present f-words, present participle f-wording, simple past and past participle f-worded)

  1. (euphemistic) To use vulgarities.
    • 2010, Alan L. Greenberg, Confessions of a Government Man: How to Succeed in Any Bureaucracy, ISBN 978-160844-342-0, page 142:
      Her plain-Jane appearance lulled the Secret Service representatives for a while but it wasn't long before she out f-worded them and became the assertive one in this space chase, []

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