Matt slammed his pencil down on his vocabulary homework and shoved the pages away. “Goddamn it!” he exclaimed. “These effin’ words are too effin’ hard to effin’ remember!”

“Psst,” Karen said from the next table. “Hey! Go to The Effin’ Word. It’s effin’ awesome. I’d be lost without it.”

“Awww, thanks Karen,” Matt said as he typed effinwords.com into his laptop. “This does look effin’ awesome.”


Noun

  1. As effin’, an omission of the word effing; euphemism for fucking.

Noun

  1. A townland and civil parish in County Limerick, Ireland named for Saint Eimhin.

Pronunciations

  • /ˈɛfɪn/

Origin

From Irish Eifinn, after 6th century bishop Saint Eimhin.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Effin.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/effin. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “effin”, accessed October 27, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/effin.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Effin. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/effin


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