简明英汉词典

euphemism
[5ju:fimizEm]
n.
[语法]委婉的说法

美国传统词典[双解]

euphemism
eu.phe.mism
AHD:[y?“f…-m1z”…m]
D.J.[6ju8f*7miz*m]
K.K.[6juf*7m!z*m]
n.(名词)
The act or an example of substituting a mild, indirect, or vague term for one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive:
委婉,委婉的说法:用一个适度的、不直接的、含糊的词来取代一个令人感到粗鲁的、过于率直、具有冒犯性的词:
“Euphemisms such as ‘slumber room’ . . . abound in the funeral business”(Jessica Mitford)
“委婉语‘睡眠的房间’,在葬礼业常用”(杰西卡·米特福德)

语源

(1)

Greek euph?s
希腊语 euph?s

(2)

from euph?n [to use auspicious words]
源自 euph?n [用吉祥的词]

(3)

from euph?a [use of auspicious words]
源自 euph?a [吉祥词的使用]

(4)

eu- [eu-]
eu- [好]

(5)

ph??} [speech] * see bh3- 2
ph??} [说话] *参见 bh3- 2

继承用法

euphemist
n.(名词)

euphemistic
AHD:[-m1s“t1k] (形容词)

euphemistically
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

euphemism
[5ju:fEmIz(E)m]
n.
委婉语
'Pass away' is a euphemism for 'die'.
'去世'是'死'的委婉语。

现代英汉综合大辞典

euphemism
[5ju:fimizEm]
n.
【修】委婉说法; 婉言, 雅语

继承用法

euphemious
[jU:`fi:mIEs]
adj.

词性变化

euphemiously
adv.

euphemist
n.

美国传统词典

euphemism
eu.phe.mism
AHD:[y?“f…-m1z”…m]
D.J.[6ju8f*7miz*m]
K.K.[6juf*7m!z*m]
n.
The act or an example of substituting a mild, indirect, or vague term for one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive:
“Euphemisms such as ‘slumber room’ . . . abound in the funeral business”(Jessica Mitford)

语源

(1)

Greek euph?s

(2)

from euph?n [to use auspicious words]

(3)

from euph?a [use of auspicious words]

(4)

eu- [eu-]

(5)

ph??} [speech] * see bh3- 2

继承用法

euphemist
n.

euphemistic
AHD:[-m1s“t1k] adj.

euphemistically
adv.

英汉心理学大词典

euphemism
婉辞

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