Translation of "politically correct" - English-Spanish dictionary

politically correct

adjective uk us abbreviation PC

Someone who is politically correct believes that language and actions that could be offensive to others, especially those relating to sex and race, should be avoided.

políticamente correcto

A politically correct word or expression is used instead of another one to avoid being offensive.

políticamente correcto
Some people think that ‘fireman’ is a sexist term, and prefer the politically correct termfirefighter’.
political correctness noun [ no plural ] uk us

corrección política
We can’t even use the word ‘chairman’! It’s just political correctness gone mad!

(Translation of “politically correct” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)