Origin of verboten
Examples from the Web for verboten
He shows us the hypocrisy where in some contexts these very words are socially acceptable and at other times they are verboten.
For the right-wing base and its institutional supporters, concessions are verboten.Tea Party Republicans: The Biggest Sore Winners in Washington|Jamelle Bouie|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now, none of them spells out the verboten words anywhere that I can see.
In all that time, probably the only thing we have agreed upon is this: sleeping with patients is verboten.Scott DesJarlais Crossed the Line by Having Sex With Patients|Kent Sepkowitz|November 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Romney comes from the party where raising one cent of taxes is verboten.
Not even a crowd of five persons might gather to watch the military pageant; it was verboten.The Day of Wrath|Louis Tracy
In half an hour I got very bored, for I had nothing to read and my pipe was verboten.Greenmantle|John Buchan
I had some experience at Dresden of the dangers of “Verboten.”Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
This, if you will trust us, will do more real good than anything the faculty can do in the way of verboten.Radio Boys Loyalty|Wayne Whipple
The old man said he was very sorry, but it was absolutely "verboten," but he assured me that the prisoners were well treated.The Escaping Club|A. J. Evans
British Dictionary definitions for verboten
Word Origin and History for verboten
German, literally "forbidden" (see forbid).