What does sacred cow mean?

Definitions for sacred cow

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacred cow(noun)

    a person unreasonably held to be immune to criticism


  1. sacred cow(Noun)

    Something which cannot be tampered with, or criticized, for fear of public outcry. A person, institution, belief system, etc. which, for no reason other than the demands of established social etiquette or popular opinion, should be accorded respect or reverence, and not touched, handled or examined too closely.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacred cow in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacred cow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aubrey Eben:

    Science is not a sacred cow. Science is a horse. Don't worship it. Feed it.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Our freedom is our sacred cow; no one should touch it! We must be very pious in this holy matter.

Images & Illustrations of sacred cow

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