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motherfucker

[ muhth-er-fuhk-er ]
/ ˈmʌð ərˌfʌk ər /
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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): That hurt like a motherfucker!
a person or thing that is very large, powerful, or impressive: He’s a real motherfucker on guitar.

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Origin of motherfucker

First recorded in 1955–60; mother1 + fucker

OTHER WORDS FROM motherfucker

moth·er·fuck·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for motherfucker

motherfucker
/ (ˈmʌðəˌfʌkə) /

noun

offensive, taboo, slang, mainly US a person or thing, esp an exasperating or unpleasant oneOften shortened to: mother
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