Definitions for tabutəˈbu, 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

  2. taboo, tabu(adj)

    an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

  3. taboo, tabu(adj)

    forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

  4. 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tabu

    see Taboo

Anagrams of tabu »

  1. abut, tuba

  2. Abut

  3. Tuba

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