a euphemism; words used to make people feel better when they're fat, gay, black, etc.
Person 1: Look at that fat black gay dude.
Person 2: He's not fat black and gay, hes obese/ overweight/ has a height-weight disproportion, African-American, and homosexual
by anonymous April 12, 2004
instead of saying "the government are gay buttfags" you should say "the government are loving and wonderful fudgemakers and fit to adopt"
political correctness is pretty gay
by its gay,lol March 01, 2006
I won't mention the examples that people gave. Basically, it's something that PC came up with to make people feel...less paranoid about their surroundings. However, even if you use the "right" terms, people will still get mad at you.
Me: Hey, you know that James kid? I heard that he's gay.
Friend: Hey, he's not gay. He's different.
Me: Oh, yeah, that's nice. Good job, dumbass...hey, look at that fat kid.
Friend: He's not fat, he's horizontally challenged.
Me: Dude, shut up. It's not gonna make him feel any better by calling him that. If you're that stupid to use "political correctness," then I'm sorry, but you need to go kill yourself.
by Torkey September 21, 2006
Political Correctness - The ideal that forces people, through peer-pressure, to use certain words or act in a certain way as to not cause offence to anyone.

Taking the idea of equality to the extreme.

Often championed by the BBC, who not only use politically correct terms, but often use the "token black man/token female" in many programmes and features.

A tool frequently used by New Labour.

The eradicator of free-speech.

The root of everything that is wrong with society today.
A shot-arse is not "physically challenged", he/she is a short arse.
A dumbass is not "mentally challenged", he/she is a dumbass.
A binman is not a "refuse collector", he/she is a binman.
A postman is not a "letter carrier", he/she is a postman.
The loser in a boxing match did not "finish second place", he/she lost!

Political Correctness is a plague on modern society.
by Manx Bloke June 15, 2007
Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rapidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of shit by the clean end.
It is not showing political correctness to call a mentally challenged individual "retarded".
by iHawkCawk May 01, 2011
A stupid, wannabe-proper way of life that has just about ruined this country. It puts a stain on the good liberal name. PC people just do not understand the true ethical way of life. They just cower at home and tell younger people not to do things and try to completely brainwash them with a bunch of crappy bullshit about weed and other drugs, plus alcohol. PC people take part in so many protests and rallies that you just want to get a rifle and shoot their asses.
Political correctness includes:

1. Euphemistic language

2. Whining your ass off about a tiny issue like a sports' teams mascot.

3. Any group of people who whine about everything.
by John Gittings April 15, 2007
A word used to describe the decay of commonsense.
PC dude: You are black, that makes you African-American.

Black dude: I moved here from England...

PC: What do I know? I love Political Correctness!
by AnonymousMon January 17, 2008
Political Correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a
delusional, illogical, Marxist (Politically Correctly called liberal) minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
The Politically Correct term for Politically Correct is sensitive.

Facts are Politically Incorrect, that is why we need Postmodern "thinking", that is lying elevated into a form of art.

Political Correctness has successfully outsourced censorship to private enterprises.
by Raymond Watts May 02, 2011

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