four-letter wordfour-let·ter word
(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