four-letter wordfour-let·ter word
any of several short words having to do with sex or excrement and generally regarded as offensive or objectionable
Any of several short English words generally regarded as vulgar or obscene.
(plural four-letter words)
- A reference to any of several of the strongest English swearwords that are also four letters long, especially those composing the so-called seven dirty words.
- A swearword or any words considered to be taboo in a given scenario, (regardless of how many letters are actually in the word or words in question).
- To me, coming from you, 'Friend' is a four letter word. - Friend Is a Four-Letter Word, Cake