Definition of Bowdlerized. Meaning of Bowdlerized. Synonyms of Bowdlerized

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Definition of Bowdlerized

Bowdlerized
Bowdlerize Bowd"ler*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bowdlerized; p. pr. & vb. n. Bowdlerizing.] [After Dr. Thomas Bowdler, an English physician, who published an expurgated edition of Shakespeare in 1818.] To expurgate, as a book, by omitting or modifying the parts considered offensive. It is a grave defect in the splendid tale of Tom Jones . . . that a Bowlderized version of it would be hardly intelligible as a tale. --F. Harrison. -- Bowd`ler*i*za"tion, n. -- Bowd"ler*ism, n.

Meaning of Bowdlerized from wikipedia

- Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A fig-leaf edition is such a bowdlerized text, deriving from the practice of covering the genitals of nudes in...
- Tobacco bowdlerization occurs when a publisher or government agency expurgates a photograph, text, or video do****ent to remove images and references to...
- military acronym stood for "Status Nominal: All ****ed Up". It is sometimes bowdlerized to "all fouled up" or similar. It means that the situation is bad, but...
- (Television do****entary). Visual Corporation. Dyson's actual comment, bowdlerized in the TV version, was "Not another ****ing Elf!" Grovier, Kelly (29...
- Another characteristic was the utterance of the phrase "Holy Chim" (a bowdlerized version of "holy ****"), usually when the stunt was ongoing and he realized...
- words without Wilde's knowledge prior to the novel's publication. Even bowdlerized, The Picture of Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of British...
- 1830s; they and others consider the expression to have been a simple bowdlerization, with, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, an unknown origin...
- Otis sent Emilio Aguinaldo a version of the proclamation that he had bowdlerized by removing mention of U.S. sovereignty "to stress our benevolent purpose"...
- ****house (bowdlerized in marketing material as S#!%house and released in some territories as Freshman Year) is a 2020 American coming of age comedy-drama...
- involving the B-52 "Fellow" is substituted for "****" or "****er" in bowdlerized/sanitized versions of the acronym. Quote: "Designing the B-29 had required...