Definition of Bowdlerized

1. Verb. (past of bowdlerize) ¹



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Definition of Bowdlerized

1. bowdlerize [v] - See also: bowdlerize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowdlerized

bowab
bowable
bowabs
bowat
bowats
bowbent
bowdacious
bowdlerisation
bowdlerise
bowdlerised
bowdlerises
bowdlerising
bowdlerization
bowdlerizations
bowdlerize
bowdlerized (current term)
bowdlerizer
bowdlerizers
bowdlerizes
bowdlerizing
bowed
bowed down(p)
bowed out
bowed stringed instrument
bowed tendon
bowel
bowel cancer
bowel cancers

Literary usage of Bowdlerized

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1. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Frederic Solomon (1986)
"We have heard about The Day After, but The Day After was, of course, a very bowdlerized version of nuclear war. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) ..."

2. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"You will get them bowdlerized I CHORUS. Yes, we'll do as we're advised, We will get them bowdlerized I SOLO.—SACHARISSA. Pray you, tell us, if you can, ..."

3. Anthropology and the Classics: Six Lectures Delivered Before the University by Robert Ranulph Marett, Arthur Evans, Andrew Lang, Gilbert Murray, Frank Byron Jevons, John Linton Myres, William Warde Fowler (1908)
"Again, why was Hesiod not bowdlerized ? Hesiod certainly entered into public knowledge no less than Homer. Finally, if the taste of the seventh and sixth ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... afterwards made famous by the acting of Mrs Jordan, that bowdlerized form of The Country Wife in which Garrick, with an object more praiseworthy than ..."

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