What does tabu mean?

Definitions for tabutəˈbu, tæ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tabu.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tabu

    Same as Taboo.

Suggested Resources

  1. TABU

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Anagrams for tabu »

  1. abut, tuba

  2. Abut

  3. Tuba


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabu in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tabu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of tabu

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