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Any of several short English words generally regarded as vulgar or obscene.
any of several short English words referring to sex or excrement: often used as swearwords and regarded generally as offensive or obscene
a short word, typically of four letters, widely regarded as being obscene or scatological.
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|Noun||1.||four-letter word - any of several short English words (often having 4 letters) generally regarded as obscene or offensive|
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"