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Definition 1: an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where dysphemism or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter

(dysphemism is a kind of ...) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

"pardon the expression"

(... is a kind of dysphemism ) a car that is old and unreliable

"the fenders had fallen off that old bus"

(... is a kind of dysphemism ) an informal term for your father

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