An inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting
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@VinHampton: @AStudyInPunk "Often seen in the company of..." Euphemism. Yes, the rumour was you two were together.
@iamsamnorman: @CallumOrr I'd be well up for petting a goat (not a euphemism). I'm scared of chickens though.
@thelostweekend: @joelneill cleaning the house? That's a euphemism if I ever heard one. Stay safe.
@moose_bigelow: @HammerDialectic My favorite euphemism of war. "I have some bad news and good news. Jim is dead but it was friendly fire! Right neighborly"
@apyxinde: (2/2) Me, thinking: Who keeps shit in a car? Is this an euphemism, I hope? Stashed drugs, maybe? Please not literal *shit* in the car.
@FairTaxNancy: @EricShapiro3 You've confused the parties. GOP calls it targeting (which it is), Dems, progressives call it un-PC (PC euphemism).
@furiousgerbil: @Kitty_Pickle You're cooking a pig's 'chap'? Is that a euphemism?
@PatrickMars96: RT @ashens: Don't want things being "more personal". I've sat in on enough corporate meetings to know that's a euphemism for "creepy privacy invasion"
@derfshaya: RT @ashens: Don't want things being "more personal". I've sat in on enough corporate meetings to know that's a euphemism for "creepy privacy invasion"
@worklesshard: Telegraph is Buzzfeed for the 19th century: http://t.co/0LlkWFeAtm #colourful #euphemism #fordickish
@danielleiat: no part of that was a euphemism
@davidmead: @BravoAndy Is that a euphemism? Should I be worried? ;-)
@liz_fenwick: @TDGRIGGS1 hope that's not a euphemism... @PetaNightingale @LAWsomeTweets @TracyBBloom
@russianpeasant: QUOTE The C-J understands the range between irony and Orwellian euphemism in naming bills/laws-- but only when... http://t.co/AC5CinLxIz
@KrisMCFCGoodwin: “@tancredipalmeri: Allegri now arrived at the event entering from a back door” euphemism?
@rockxcandy: @talkativepeach is banana a euphemism?
@laurenobern: I REALISED MY TWEET ABOUT THE CARPET MAN SOUNDED LIKE A EUPHEMISM SO I HASTILY DELETED IT
@DKtheAcronym: @g_mo_skee ayee brodi if you got a minute, check out me and Kriss Vector's new EP https://t.co/RvTQI2keMi
@Hydrictis: @Soy_Leche that better not be a euphemism
@KirstyNHW: @KatieeeRussell Is this a euphemism?