Verboticism: Profamility

Profamility

Created by: splendiction

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: pro fam i li ty

Sentence: The Goode’s espoused family values and so expressed anger with profamility like “fudge” and “mitt” instead of good old four-letter words such ass f*** and ***t.

Etymology: From profanity and family.

Points: 584

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Comments: Profamility

splendiction - 2009-06-22: 20:30:00
Whoops-didn't mean to add the extra s to as!