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One of the most annoying two words but together that mean shit.
Guy1: What you just said was not Politically Correct.

Guy2: Dude, shut the fuck up.
by abra1294 November 05, 2007
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Movement in America founded on well-meaning intentions to promote equality in language and representation of diverse groups. However, this has now been oversimplified and misused by politicians in their attempt to win the favour of as many "minority" and interest groups as possible.

The struggle to be "politically correct" has made common people easily irritable and oversensitive to the words of others and their own words. It has created a society that walks on eggshells and that has difficulty being personal with each other because coworkers and potential friends can't joke around for fear of offending the other.
The use of the word "American" to describe the United States is being written out of U.S. History and Government textbooks for fear of it being "politically incorrect" and offensive to South Americans and Canadians.

Quoting a friend: "Someone shouted at me today for making fun of Jews. He said it was politically incorrect. That was before he found out that I was Jewish, and making fun of ourselves is a part of Jewish culture."

Soon first-year high school and college students will be called "freshpersons" to be politically correct.
by Elizabeth January 15, 2005
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The idealogy of weird left wing liberals who want society to be nothing but accepting of all perverts and freaks everywhere. The main basis is not to offend anyone with one little incorrect word.
Jamal was offended by me calling him a perverted gay fairy black boy all stung out on crack. The politically correct thing to say would be that Jamal is leading an acceptable alternative lifestyle as an african-american homosexual who has the disease of drug addiction.
by John J. Cock Oiler July 26, 2003
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Censorship, where people try to stop you from saying what you want. If we keep doing this the world will be boring.

Examples/Questions:

1. Do black people even want to be called African American? I mean I'm White and I sure as hell don't want to be called caucasian.

2. People act like saying "There are illegal immigrants" is racist. Even if you don't say anything negative they turn it into something racist.

3. Commenting about race is not racist. "I like that Black girl, she's really funny and cool" is not racist.

4. People who are fat become "curvy". No people who are 400 lbs are round NOT curvy, just because you can't admit your fat doesn't mean you become sexy. I am 6 feet tall, I have accepted the fact that I am tall for my age and I don't call myself "vertically advanced" or some shit like that.

5. It stops people from saying what they want. People are afraid to offend anyone so they don't bring up any major issues.

6. It causes ignorance. People will refer to black people in Africa as African Americans. WTF? they don't live in America, they are just African. I have heard this numerous times by my peers.

7. How is oriental offensive? I don't know how it is but if any asian people could clear it up that would be appreciated.

8. It causes conflict/problems for the real people. People who live in reality and comment on major issues are disregarded as racists and crazies, while they are the people with the legitimant points.

9. If we all keep being politically correct than no one will say anything new or inventive, no body will make music that reflects reality, poems will not be written about real life, and people will be afraid to speak up.

10. It stops people from saying the truth. I am not afraid to call African Americans black or complain that Illegal immigration is a problem for America. Those are truths, if you can't deal with them than your fuckin retarded.
Me: Yo I'm dating this black girl and she agrees that Mexican illegals are a problem for America.

Politically Correct: I am dating an African American women and she agrees Hispanic immigrants are an issue for the United States of America.
by jersey kid November 19, 2007
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A pejorative term, and straw man for a political movement fabricated by United States conservatives in about 1980 to discredit the liberal cause, and its ideas.
Whether it be any poorly handled incident where a home office minister gets ticked off for using 'nitty-gritty' in a speech, school children brought before judges for playground racial taunts, to reports of doctors reprimanded for not giving men cervical smears, they all propel an instruction of disapproval about 'politically correct madness' and for one purpose: to mock the entire liberal cause in the process. Plain-talking conservatives who yearn for 'common sense and clear thinking debate' would never fall to such liberal follies.

Thus, any environmental campaign, any discussion about global warming, any case of sexual harassment, or any response to racial prejudice, can be portrayed as the irrational exponents of 'political correctness'.
by Alan Mac June 11, 2006
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A term used in political debate by conservatives, meaning, roughly, "inclined to disagree with me".
"Maybe we shouldn't bomb other countries needlessly."
"Don't be so politically correct."
"What does that mean?"
"I don't know, but it's what you are."
by e0n April 26, 2006
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(adj) conforming in words and actions to the dominant culture's morality; using unoffensive speech except toward those deemed acceptable to demonize.
He's a bigot because he isn't politically correct.
by Naidlery August 23, 2008
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