Verboticism: Eupheckmism

Eupheckmism

petaj

Created by: petaj

Definition: v. To use alternative "code words" instead of proper cuss words, in an effort to satisfy people offended by such vulgarisms. n. A word used as a replacement for an obscene or profane expletive.

Pronunciation: you-feck-miz-m

Sentence: Gordon Ramsay's kitchen nightmares had to be dubbed with eupheckmisms before it could be screened on the family viewing channel.

Etymology: euphemism (word or phrase used to stand in for a taboo word, or topic that is unpleasant to talk about) + feck (irish eupheckmism for the f word)

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Comments: Eupheckmism

Nosila - 2008-05-08: 23:19:00
Good one, petaj...Gordon Ramsay was a feckin' eejit long before it was fashionable to be so...