Definition of sacred cow in English:

sacred cow

Syllabification: sa·cred cow

noun

  • An idea, custom, or institution held, especially unreasonably, to be above criticism (with reference to the Hindus' respect for the cow as a sacred animal).
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    • It has consistently tackled the sacred cows of sex, religion and politics with wit, irony and hard criticism leaving behind carcasses of exposed folly and evil.
    • The idea of paying bloggers is a controversial one, as it challenges some of the sacred cows of the journalistic publishing business.
    • We need constructive criticism of our most sacred cows.

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