[ 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.
Words nearby euphemize
Also especially British, eu·phe·mise.
Origin of euphemize
OTHER WORDS FROM euphemizeeu·phe·mi·za·tion, nouneu·phe·miz·er, noun
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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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