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Meaning of EUPHEMISTIC

Pronunciation:  y`oofum'istik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology; "`peepee' is a common euphemistic term"
 

EUPHEMISTIC is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: inoffensive
 
 Antonyms: dysphemistic, offensive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eu`phe*mis"tic\, Euphemistical \Eu`phe*mis"tic*al\,
a.
Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in
expression. -- {Eu`phe*mis"tic*al*ly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: elegant, euphuistic, exquisite, formalistic, goody good-good, goody-goody, mincing, namby-pamby, overnice, overprecise, overrefined, pedantic, precieuse, precious, precisian, precisianistic, precisionistic, puristic, simpering
 

 

 

 

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