Definition of euphemistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

euphemistic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌjuːfəˈmɪstɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌjuːfəˈmɪstɪk//
 
 
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(of a word or phrase) that makes something embarrassing or unpleasant seem more acceptable than it really is euphemistic language ‘We’re letting you go’ is a euphemistic way of saying ‘You’re fired.’