Definition of Tabu

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

Exact synonyms: Taboo
Generic synonyms: Bias, Preconception, Prejudice
Geographical relationships: Polynesia
Derivative terms: Taboo



2. Adjective. Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands.
Exact synonyms: Taboo
Similar to: Sacred

3. Noun. An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion.
Exact synonyms: Taboo
Generic synonyms: Inhibition
Derivative terms: Taboo

4. Adjective. Excluded from use or mention. "A taboo subject"

Definition of Tabu

1. n. & v. See Taboo.

Definition of Tabu

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of taboo) ¹

2. Verb. (alternative spelling of taboo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tabu

1. to taboo [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: taboo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tabu

tabourer
tabourers
tabouret
tabourets
tabourin
tabouring
tabourins
tabours
tabrere
tabreres
tabret
tabrets
tabs
tabtoxin
tabtoxins
tabu (current term)
tabu search
tabued
tabuing
tabula
tabula rasa
tabulable
tabulae
tabulae rasae
tabular
tabular array
tabular matter
tabularise
tabularization
tabularize

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