four-letter words

four-letter words

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  • Four-letter word — The phrase four letter word refers to a set of English words written with four letters which are considered profane, including common popular or slang terms for excretory functions, sexual activity, and genitalia. The four letter claim refers to… …   Wikipedia

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  • four-letter — adjective Date: 1897 of, relating to, or being four letter words …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • four-letter word — noun (C) a word that is considered very rude and offensive: complaints about the use of four letter words on TV …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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