Definition of Dysphemism

1. Noun. An offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one. "His favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter"

Specialized synonyms: Bus, Heap, Jalopy, Old Man
Generic synonyms: Expression, Locution, Saying
Derivative terms: Dysphemistic
Antonyms: Euphemism



Definition of Dysphemism

1. Noun. The use of a derogatory, offensive or vulgar word or phrase to replace a (more) neutral original. ¹

2. Noun. A word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dysphemism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dysphemism

dyspeptone
dyspeptones
dysphagia
dysphagia lusoria
dysphagia nervosa
dysphagias
dysphagic
dysphagocytosis
dysphagy
dysphasia
dysphasias
dysphasic
dysphasics
dysphemia
dysphemias
dysphemism (current term)
dysphemisms
dysphemistic
dysphemize
dysphemized
dysphemizes
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dysphonia
dysphonia spastica
dysphonias
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dysphony
dysphoria
dysphorias
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