A euphemistic word or phrase
Obscure or ambiguous language, esp. if meant to deceive
A devious act or statement:
An equivocal word or expression.
(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
A word or phrase so substituted (Ex.: stiff for corpse)
The use of equivocal language.
Find another word for euphemism. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for euphemism, like: code word, doublespeak, prudishness, metaphorical speech, softened expression, polite term, substitution, mock modesty, indirection, verbal extenuation and word in good taste.