t-word

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t-word ‎(plural t-words)

  1. (humorous) tax or taxes, treated as if it were taboo.
    • 1995, Bill Clinton, "The President's Radio Address, October 7, 1995", Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, William J. Clinton, 1995, Book 2: July 1 to December 31, 1995, p. 1553 [1]
      Some will claim these tax hikes aren't really taxes. They'll search the dictionary to find every possible way to avoid using that “T” word.
  2. (euphemistic) The words tit, twat or terrorist.

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