Definition of politically correct in English:

politically correct

Syllabification: po·lit·i·cal·ly cor·rect
Pronunciation: /pəˈlitik(ə)lē kəˈrekt
(or incorrect)


  • Exhibiting (or failing to exhibit) political correctness: it is not politically correct to laugh at speech impediments
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    • His dramatic Pentagon briefings caught the mood of the American public with his unashamed politically incorrect language.
    • I see these covert mechanisms as being akin to the development of politically correct language.
    • Modern politically correct language often hides the significance of an act.
    unoffensive, nondiscriminatory, unbiased, neutral, appropriate, nonpartisan
    informal PC

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