Bedeutung von “euphemism” — Learner’s Dictionary

euphemism

noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈjuːfəmɪzəm/

a polite word or phrase that is used to avoid saying something embarrassing or offensive:

'Passed away' is a euphemism for 'died'.
euphemistic adjective us uk /ˌjuːfəˈmɪstɪk/
euphemistically adverb

(Definition von “euphemism” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)