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The paper aims to analyze the way the Urdu learner"s dictionaries treat the taboo/four letter words. In the characteristic Pakistani context, most of the taboo words are related to sexual organs, acts and excretions. In the present study, the macro-and micro-structures of the selected dictionaries have been analyzed to find out (i) whether the taboo words have been included or not (ii) whether meanings have been defined and exemplified in an appropriate manner. It was revealed that thefatcat:g2eu5jkwrngk7lcz7g6jm6hto4