dirty word Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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dirty wordnoun

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[C] a word that is ​connected with ​sex and ​consideredoffensive by many ​people [S] a word or an ​expression that refers to something that many ​people do not ​approve of: For the ​environmentallyaware, "​disposable" has ​become a ​dirty word.
(Definition of dirty word from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dirty word”
in Chinese (Simplified) 脏话,下流话, 忌讳性词语,不受欢迎的字眼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髒話,下流話, 忌諱性詞語,不受歡迎的字眼…
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