f-bomb


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f-bomb

 (ĕf′bŏm′)
n. Slang
The word fuck or one of its inflected forms: dropped the f-bomb during the live interview; an email filled with f-bombs.

[On the model of A-bomb, H-bomb, etc.]

f-bomb

n
drop an f-bomb informal to use the word fuck in a situation where it will cause great offence
[C20: a play on A-bomb and H-bomb, alluding to their explosive impact]
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