Definition Of Taboo

  • a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
  • an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
  • excluded from use or mention
  • forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
  • declare as sacred and forbidden

Syllables : ta-boo

Pronunciation : tæ'bu

Example Sentences

  • a taboo subject. (adjective)