English to Igbo Meaning :: euphemism

Euphemism :
- euphemismeuphemismeuphemisms
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Noun(1) An inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive(2) Nice way of saying something

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(1) Each drawn shoe is accompanied by a blunt euphemism from the history of conflict.(2) Notably, the word u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510challengeu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb was used as a euphemism to gloss over the existence of serious problems.(3) The jargon has given us u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510downsizingu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb as a euphemism for cuts(4) It was like a euphemism for a dirty word, he'd rather people'd just said the word than try to make it seem nicer.(5) U251cu00f6u251cu00e7u252cu00fadownsizingu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00ff as a euphemism for cuts(6) As I remember, it was shortly after the word gay became the euphemism for homosexual.(7) Reform is a polite euphemism for forcing banks to close out bad loans, enforce bankruptcy and require layoffs of excess workers.(8) Sir John could be counted on not to speak in mild euphemisms .(9) Such mild, culinary euphemisms muffled and camouflaged the enforced famines and the murders of millions.(10) Instead, they hide behind a wall of euphemisms , refusing even to use the word u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510disabledu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb.(11) I don't like euphemisms or euphemistic language.(12) U251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Environmental designu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb is just one of the many euphemisms for the ubertrendy catch words Feng Shui.(13) Like all euphemisms , pedophilia and ephebophilia are words meant to protect us from realities too painful to confront.(14) As a practical matter, the current legal regime substitutes palliative euphemisms for useful controls on police discretion.(15) It shows that the trend to hide unpleasant truths behind euphemisms is alive and well.(16) Women are more likely to use polite euphemisms for topics such as death and sex.
1. polite term ::
nsọpụrụ okwu
2. indirect term ::
anọ okwu
3. circumlocution ::
4. substitute ::
5. alternative ::
6. understatement ::
7. genteelism ::
1. Dysphemism
Different Forms
euphemism, euphemisms
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I\'m gonna guess
that\'s not a euphemism.

I'm gonna guess that's not a EUPHEMISM.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 11

Oh. A clever, albeit obsolete, euphemism
for insufficient blood flow...

Oh. A clever, albeit obsolete, EUPHEMISM for insufficient blood flow...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2

...which I think we all know
is a popular euphemism...

...which I think we all know is a popular EUPHEMISM...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 7

It\'s probably a euphemism
for urination.

It's probably a EUPHEMISM for urination.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 12

English to Igbo Dictionary: euphemism

Meaning and definitions of euphemism, translation in Igbo language for euphemism with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of euphemism in Igbo and in English language.

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