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political correctness

Definitions

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  • n. Avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.
  • n. The result or product of being politically correct.

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  • n. avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against

Etymologies

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From politically correct +‎ -ness.

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  • It's from the Simpsons :)

    Lisa: But it's all true.

    Miss Hoover: (scoffs) This is nothing but dead, white male-bashing from a PC thug. It's women like you that keep the rest of us from landing a husband.

    Lisa: (sobbing) Ms. Hoover called me a PC Thug.

    Homer: Oh Lisa, I've been called a greasy thug, too. It never stops hurting. So here's what we're gonna do. We're gonna grease ourselves up real good and trash that place with a baseball bat.

    October 7, 2007

  • I am intrigued, apparently nobody has listed greasy thug!

    October 7, 2007

  • See also greasy thug.

    October 7, 2007

  • Politically correct is often abbreviated to "pc".

    October 7, 2007