Taboo Deformation Definition

The alteration of a tabooed word to make a socially acceptable word, as by the replacement of one or more sounds in the tabooed word or by the substitution of a similar-sounding word for one or more words in a compound.
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A word formed by such alteration, such as darn from damn or dadburned from goddamned.
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taboo deformation
taboo deformations

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