four-letter words


Obscene (see obscenity) or very vulgar words of four letters, such as piss. Most four-letter words refer to excretion or sex.

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Cultural definitions for four-letter words (2 of 2)

four-letter words

Euphemism for the most common verbal obscenities.

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