HyperDic: euphemistic

English > 1 sense of the word euphemistic:
ADJECTIVEalleuphemisticsubstituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one
euphemistic > pronunciation
Soundsyuw.fahmih'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > euphemistic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningSubstituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one.
Example"'peepee' is a common euphemistic term"
OppositedysphemisticSubstitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
Spanisheufemístico, inocuo, inofensivo
Catalaneufemístic
Nounseuphemisman inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Adverbseuphemisticallyin a euphemistic manner

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