Euphemism Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Euphemism

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A euphemistic word or phrase
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Obscure or ambiguous language, esp. if meant to deceive
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The condition of being prudish; prudery
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A devious act or statement:
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A nicer word used instead of a vulgar or distasteful word
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(Finance) Contract or arrangement reducing one's exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements).
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(Countable) Something, particulary words and sentences, that is open to more than one interpretation, explanation or meaning, if that meaning etc cannot be determined from its context.
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The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
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(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.
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(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
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(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
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The use of equivocal language.
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An equivocal word or expression.
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Antonyms for Euphemism

A word or phrase so substituted (Ex.: stiff for corpse)
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Words Related to Euphemism

(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
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Find another word for euphemism. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for euphemism, like: metaphorical speech, code word, softened expression, substitution, doublespeak, polite term, mock modesty, overdelicacy of speech, prudishness, indirection and affected refinement.