To the authors of The Confidence Code and even Jill Abramson, it seems to be a dirty word.
The media has also, in my opinion, played a role in helping make the word “feminist” be perceived by some as a dirty word.
A new study claims that “spoiler” is no longer a dirty word.
Project Runway happened long before I got [to Elle], but it was at a time when ‘reality show’ was a dirty word.
Sadly, some of my race has yet to throw off the mental shackles that make “learning” a dirty word in some urban schools.
Schumer pointed a finger at ultra-conservative House Republicans who “say compromise is a dirty word.”
Alas a dirty word, alas a dirty third alas a dirty third, alas a dirty bird.
What are we going to call that sweet little old lady, now that mother is a dirty word?
Smith said a dirty word and pushed himself away from the screamer unit to glower at an unresisting wall.
I saw a picture of three children in Bapaume, and it was smeared with filth in the writing of a dirty word.