Meaning of taboo

Definition of taboo

(adj) excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
(noun) 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
(verb) declare as sacred and forbidden

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