minced oath meaning

WMinced oath
  • A minced oath is a euphemistic expression formed by misspelling, mispronouncing, or replacing a part of a profane, blasphemous, or taboo term to reduce the original term's objectionable characteristics.
  • Many languages have such expressions. In the English language, nearly all profanities have minced variants.
minced oath
minced oath
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    1. en minced oaths
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of minced oath for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "minced oath" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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