Taboo Meaning and Definition


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Taboo meaning

Word: Taboo

How to pronounce: təˈbuː

Noun

Definitions:

1. A social or religious custom prohibiting or forbidding discussion of a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing.

Example sentences: "Many taboos have developed around physical exposure"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Prohibited or restricted by social custom.

Example sentences: "Sex was a taboo subject"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Place under prohibition.

Example sentences: "Traditional societies taboo female handling of food during this period"


Synonyms:

forbidden

prohibited

tabu

prohibition

barred


Derivations:

tabooed

tabooing


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Taboo in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Tabu

French: Tabou

Italian: Taboo

Turkish: Tabu


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