Definition of politically correct adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


politically correct

BrE BrE//pəˌlɪtɪkli kəˈrekt//
; NAmE NAmE//pəˌlɪtɪkli kəˈrekt//
(abbreviation PC)
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used to describe language or behaviour that deliberately tries to avoid offending particular groups of people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: politically correct