Translations: Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (euphÄmismos) < (polytonic, á) (euphÄmizÅ) < (polytonic, á) (euphÄmos)
- (uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to replace another and that is considered less offensive or less vulgar than the word or phrase it replaces.
- (countable) A word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way.
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