PC

Top Meaning

Personal computer

A widely-used acronym for the personal computer which is most often associated with computers that run the Windows operating system, as opposed to Mac OS X or Linux.

Example

"I used to buy only PCs, but now I'm more of a Mac user."

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Last Updated: September 2, 2014

Meaning 2

Politically correct

An acronym for things that are said or done that intentionally try to minimize offensiveness, but sometimes end up being kind of ridiculous--like calling a garbage man a "garbologist" or a "sanitation engineer."

Example

"Things are way too PC these days. People just need to grow up."

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Last Updated: September 2, 2014

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