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politically incorrect

[puh-lit-ik-lee in-kuh-rekt] /pəˈlɪt ɪk li ˌɪn kəˈrɛkt/
adjective
1.
not politically correct; potentially offensive to a particular group of people:
politically incorrect jokes.
Origin of politically incorrect
1875-1880
1875-80 (in the sense “mocking convention”); 1975-80 for the more recent meaning, which evolved from earlier Communist uses in the 1920s
Related forms
political incorrectness, noun
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