Definition of C-word in US English:

C-word

noun

  • 1The word ‘cunt’, usually euphemism with reference to its taboo status. Chiefly with the.

  • 2Any of various words having c as their initial letter, which are regarded in a particular context as contentious or taboo; specifically the word ‘cancer’. Chiefly with the.

Origin

1970s. From C + word. Compare earlier F-word.

Pronunciation

C-word

/ˈsiːwəːd/