Synonyms of taboo in English:

taboo


See definition of taboo

noun

1‘the taboo against healing on the sabbath’

SYNONYMS

prohibition, proscription, veto, interdiction, interdict, ban, restriction, boycott, non-acceptance, anathema

ANTONYMS

acceptance, encouragement


adjective

1‘drinking, smoking, and gambling in his father's house were all taboo’

SYNONYMS

forbidden, prohibited, banned, proscribed, vetoed, ruled out, interdicted, outlawed, not permitted, not allowed, illegal, illicit, unlawful, impermissible, not acceptable, restricted, frowned on, beyond the pale, off limits, out of bounds

unmentionable, unspeakable, unutterable, ineffable, censored

rude, impolite, indecorous, dirty

verboten

haram

NZ tapu

informal no go

rare non licet

ANTONYMS

permitted, acceptable, encouraged