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EUPHEMISTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does euphemistic mean? 

EUPHEMISTIC (adjective)
  The adjective EUPHEMISTIC has 1 sense:

1. of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology

  Familiarity information: EUPHEMISTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


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EUPHEMISTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology

Synonyms:

euphemistic; inoffensive

Context example:

'peepee' is a common euphemistic term

Antonym:

dysphemistic (of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology)


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