German-English translation for "Euphemismus"

"Euphemismus" English translation

[ɔyfeˈmɪsmʊs]Maskulinum | masculine m <Euphemismus; Euphemismen [-mən]>

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  • euphemism
    Euphemismus Sprachwissenschaft | linguisticsLING
    Euphemismus Sprachwissenschaft | linguisticsLING
Complications is a medical euphemism for pneumonia and death.
Komplikationen ist der medizinische Euphemismus für Lungenentzündung und Tod.
Source: TED
I also note with interest that in his original response he used a euphemism.
Ich stelle mit Interesse fest, daß er im ersten Teil seiner Antwort einen Euphemismus gebrauchte.
Source: Europarl
It's just a euphemism for killing, right?
Eigentlich ist es nur ein Euphemismus für erlegen, richtig?
Source: TED
This is really a polite euphemism for the true state of affairs.
Dabei handelt es sich sogar noch um einen eindeutigen Euphemismus.
Source: Europarl

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