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Dictionary entry overview: What does quietus mean?
• QUIETUS (noun)
The noun QUIETUS has 1 sense:
1. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
Familiarity information: QUIETUS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||quietus [BACK TO TOP]|
Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
she was laid to rest beside her husband / they had to put their family pet to sleep
Hypernyms ("quietus" is a kind of...):
death (the absence of life or state of being dead)
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