-word

[[t]-wɜ͟ː(r)d[/t]]
-words
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You can use -word after a letter of the alphabet to refer politely or humorously to a word beginning with that letter which people find offensive or are embarrassed to use.

It was the first show to use the F-word and show nudity on stage...

Politicians began to use the dreaded R-word: recession.


English dictionary. 2008.

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