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F-bomb

Syllabification: F-bomb

Definition of F-bomb in English:

noun

informal , chiefly North American
Used as a euphemism for the word “fuck”, with reference to the latter’s taboo status and potential to shock or offend: I got caught on air dropping the F-bomb
More example sentences
  • Why don't you just drop an f-bomb and get it out of your system?
  • Is this the first time that the New Yorker has dropped the F-bomb, not in a quotation or a piece of fiction, but to express the author's own attitude in a review or non-fiction piece?
  • Meanwhile, I'm just curious about how a writer who dropped the f-bomb six times in the first paragraph of an interview with the New York Observer's going to do on daytime TV.

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