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f-word

or f word, F-word

[ ef-wurd ]
/ ˈɛfˌwɜrd /
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noun

a euphemism for the word fuck: The f-word came into English in the 15th century.See also N-word, word (def. 2).

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Words nearby f-word

f.w., FWA, f wave, FWD, FWIW, f-word, FX, FY, FYI, fyke, Fylde
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f-word

noun

the f-word (sometimes capital) a euphemistic way of referring to the word fuck taboo
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