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Synonyms for tabootəˈbu, tæ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taboo, tabu(noun)

    a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

    tabu, taboo

    permissible, secular, allowable, profane

  2. taboo, tabu(adj)

    an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

    tabu, taboo

    allowable, profane, permissible, secular

  3. forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten(adj)

    excluded from use or mention

    "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"

    secular, permissible, profane, allowable

  4. taboo, tabu(verb)

    forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

    verboten, taboo, prohibited, tabu, proscribed, out(p), forbidden

    permissible, allowable, secular, profane

  5. taboo(verb)

    declare as sacred and forbidden

    profane, permissible, allowable, secular

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. taboo(n.)

    interdict, prohibition

  2. taboo(v. a.)

    interdict, forbid, prohibit, put under taboo, put under an interdict, forbid to be used or touched

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