Definition of Euphemism
(uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to replace another with one that is considered less offensive, blunt or vulgar than the word or phrase which it replaces. | (countable) A word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way.
Short Example Sentences for Euphemism
- 1. It was something of a euphemism to call him a well-known man about town. 🔊