[ yoo-fuh-mahyz ]
/ ˈyu fəˌmaɪz /
verb (used with object), eu·phe·mized, eu·phe·miz·ing.
to refer to by means of euphemism.
verb (used without object), eu·phe·mized, eu·phe·miz·ing.
to employ euphemism.
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Also especially British, eu·phe·mise.
Origin of euphemize
OTHER WORDS FROM euphemizeeu·phe·mi·za·tion, nouneu·phe·miz·er, noun
Words nearby euphemize
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British Dictionary definitions for euphemization
/ (ˈjuːfɪˌmaɪz) /
to speak in euphemisms or refer to by means of a euphemism
Derived forms of euphemizeeuphemizer or euphemiser, noun
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