loaded word

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

loaded word (plural loaded words)

  1. (idiomatic, linguistics) Any word, set phrase or idiom that has strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definition.

SynonymsEdit

  • double entendre (usually sexual or risque)
  • loaded language (multiple loaded words used in combination)
  • overloaded (having multiple meanings)
Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 00:53