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Noun Concept
Categories: Self-censorship, Articles with short description, Euphemisms, Taboo, Figures of speech
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euphemism  Bought the farm  Buy the farm  code phrase  Eumephism
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An inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh WordNet 3.0
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An inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A euphemism is an innocuous word or expression used in place of one that is deemed offensive or suggests something unpleasant. Wikipedia
Innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive Wikidata
A word or figure of speech that makes something look prettier than it is. OmegaWiki
The use of a word or phrase to replace another with one that is considered less offensive, blunt or vulgar than the word or phrase which it replaces. Wiktionary
Use of a word or phrase to replace another word with one considered less offensive. Wiktionary (translation)