Synonyms for dysphemism

Synonyms for (noun) dysphemism

Synonyms: dysphemism

Definition: an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one

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

Similar words: locution, saying, expression

Definition: a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

Usage: pardon the expression