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[muhth -er-fuhk-er] /ˈmʌð ərˌfʌk ər/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
a mean, despicable, or vicious person.
anything considered to be despicable, frustrating, etc. (used as a general expression of contempt or anger).
Origin of motherfucker
First recorded in 1955-60; mother1 + fucker
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motherfucking, adjective Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for motherfucking


(offensive, taboo, slang, mainly US) a person or thing, esp an exasperating or unpleasant one Often shortened to mother
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Word Origin and History for motherfucking



also mother-fucker, mother fucker, usually simply an intensive of fucker (see fuck), attested from 1956; implied in clipped form mother (with the context made clear) by 1928; motherfucking is from 1933.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for motherfucking



(Variations: see motherfucker for base forms from which -ing forms may be made) Detestable; disgusting; nasty; accursed; god-damn • Often used for rhythmic and euphonious emphasis: went down there with his motherfucking gun, knocked down the motherfucking door/ what he describes as ''three hard mothergrabbin' years'' (1950s+ Black)



: a mammyrammer blowhard fart that has no respect


  1. A detestable person; bastard, shitheel: ''You motherfucker!'' she screamed, ''You bastard!''/ blew this motherfucker's brain out
  2. An admirable or prodigious person: We will joyfully say, ''Man, he's a motherfucker''/ You old benevolent motherjumper, I love you
  3. A fine, interesting, or remarkable event, object, or person; momma, mother, sucker: We had a mother-jumper of a winter. Snow up the yin-yang
  4. A problem or difficulty; mother (1950s+ Black)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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