Synonyms for sacred cow

Grammar : Noun

Définition of sacred cow

  • noun valued untouchable
Example sentences :
  • Long a sacred cow, it has lately become the eye of a controversy.
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
  • And how in the name of the sacred cow did the deed get in the seat of this one?
  • Extract from : « The Winning Touchdown » by Lester Chadwick
  • The temple was dedicated to the goddess Athor, and her emblem was a sacred cow.
  • Extract from : « What We Saw in Egypt » by Anonymous
  • We had to stop before every tree, every pagoda, every sacred tank and bush, and at last before a sacred cow.
  • Extract from : « From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan » by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
  • The pigs were nobody's concern, but cattle—the brothers of the Cow, the Sacred Cow—were quite otherwise.
  • Extract from : « From Sea to Sea » by Rudyard Kipling
  • Well, for the love of cats, Andy Rush, what in the name of the sacred cow is the matter now?
  • Extract from : « The Motor Boys Over the Ocean » by Clarence Young
  • I found that out when I put a paper of cayenne pepper into a head of lettuce and gave it to the sacred cow.
  • Extract from : « Peck's Bad Boy at the Circus » by George W. Peck
  • Persistently a sacred cow of India, tethered in a recess of the fence where herbage sprouted, mooed for an absent mate.
  • Extract from : « Local Color » by Irvin S. Cobb
  • The first day brought us into the region of buffalo, one of which Sacred Cow killed.
  • Extract from : « Mary and I » by Stephen Return Riggs
  • Tim came, too, and when he wasnt busy, Joan told him she had interviewed a Sacred Cow.
  • Extract from : « Joan of the Journal » by Helen Diehl Olds

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