DALL-E, Image AI

Do not use these banned words in Dall-E prompts

OpenAI doesn’t allow certain words to be used in the DALL-E prompts.

It can lead to wasted prompts, that cost money to you or even lead to your Dall-E account getting suspended.

Banned words in DALL-E

This is not an exhaustive list and there might be others. Basically, just stay away from writing words in your DAL-E prompts that you might not say in front of a small child.

Some of the words may not be outright banned but are banned when used in certain contexts.

Here is the list:

  • attack
  • attacking
  • blood
  • call-girl
  • cannibal
  • clockwork orange
  • cocktail
  • corpse
  • damn
  • David Lynch
  • dead
  • Donald Trump
  • droogs
  • Fagaceae
  • Fagales
  • Fagus
  • fart
  • fighting
  • fighting
  • flat
  • furry art
  • Garry Trudeau
  • Geneva
  • gook
  • gore
  • Grant Morrison
  • gun
  • headshot
  • hell
  • hentai
  • Joe Biden
  • John Carpenter
  • Karl Marx
  • kidnapping
  • Kim Jong Un
  • knickers
  • knife
  • latex
  • lesbian
  • lingerie
  • Miley Cyrus
  • missile
  • nailed
  • nuclear
  • nuke
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • pissed
  • Quentin Tarantino
  • red head
  • red liquid
  • red puddle
  • revolver
  • riot
  • scimitar
  • sexy
  • sheeple
  • sheets
  • shirtless
  • shooting
  • skull on fire
  • stereotypical
  • sword
  • taking covid-19 test
  • tar and feathers
  • terror
  • ugly
  • unicycle
  • Virgin
  • war
  • wars
  • world war 2
  • WW2