- n. Plural form of euphemism.
“The administration's approach to the press has become increasingly Orwellian, cloaked in euphemisms and newspeak, routinely describing its positions as their opposites and blatantly denying contradictions and shifts in government policy.”
“Huck, while you speak in euphemisms of "feelings" regarding math, the actual WASL math problems completely contradict your assertions.”
“What they call euphemisms, I call “inventive invective” and regard as a sign of wit.”
“And my twins asked me what all these words meant, these slang euphemisms for sex acts and body parts.”
“.... that death can be mocked rather than whispered about in euphemisms.”
“One fairly clever way to solve this problem has been for cultures to adopt foreign equivalents of daring native words as 'euphemisms'.”
“On top of these interesting developments, I had the misfortune of tuning into a current heated debate unfolding on the National Women's Studies listserv which is presently discussing "female genital mutilation" in the Third World and the problems of using "euphemisms" like "female genital surgeries" - I KID YOU NOT!”
“Thus, the "euphemisms" knockers, boobs, and tits are scarcely that for breasts.”
“Clearly we don't often hear about 'El Día de los Fallecidos' (although I have heard it used), but we all have our euphemisms.”
“Ehrlich also twitted O'Malley for using euphemisms: preferring to talk about "new Americans" rather than illegal immigrants.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘euphemisms’.
These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
All my favourite words that I come across!
Looking for tweets for euphemisms.