Definition of politically correct in English:

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politically correct

Pronunciation: /pəˌlidək(ə)lē kəˈrekt/
(or incorrect)


Exhibiting (or failing to exhibit) political correctness: it is not politically correct to laugh at speech impediments
More example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: po·lit·i·cal·ly cor·rect

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