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1. His solution was to cut lumps wholesale - and from this came the verb "to Bowdlerise ".

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2. Bowdlerise definition is - British spelling of bowdlerize … See the full definition

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3. To Bowdlerise Pronunciation means to alter existing programs, plays, etc

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4. 'Bowdlerise' is a 10 letter word starting with B and ending with E Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for Bowdlerise We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word Bowdlerise will help you to finish your crossword today

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6. In British writing, bowdlerize and Bowdlerise were both used from early in the word’s history (the early 19th century), and neither has faded out of use

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7. Bowdlerise basically means to alter existing programs, plays, etc

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8. Bowdlerise (third-person singular simple present Bowdlerises, present participle bowdlerising, simple past and past participle Bowdlerised)

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12. The verb Bowdlerise, meaning to remove material that is considered improper or offensive, is recorded as first used by General Perronet Thompson in 1836, in his Letters of a Representative to his Constituents during the session of 1836.

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13. Bowdlerise: 1 v edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate Synonyms: bowdlerize , castrate , expurgate , shorten Type of: abbreviate , abridge , contract , cut , foreshorten , reduce , shorten reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

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14. Bowdlerize: 1 v edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate “ bowdlerize a novel” Synonyms: Bowdlerise , castrate , expurgate , shorten Type of: abbreviate , abridge , contract , cut , foreshorten , reduce , shorten reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

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15. Dictionary entry overview: What does Bowdlerise mean? • Bowdlerise (verb) The verb Bowdlerise has 1 sense:

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16. Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate Familiarity information: Bowdlerise used as a verb is very rare.

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17. His work became enshrined in the English language, the verb "to Bowdlerise " now associating his name with the censorship not only of literature but also of movies and TV programmes

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18. Translation for: 'Bowdlerise' in English->Hebrew dictionary

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19. Also UK: Bowdlerise [sth] ⇒ vtr transitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (expurgate, censor [sth]) expurgar⇒ vtr verbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").

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25. Definition German verb entfernen (Bowdlerise, …): hinwegnehmen oder herausnehmen; Abstand… with definitions, prepositions, case, descriptions, explanations, …

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26. What rhymes with Bowdlerise? This page is about the various possible words that rhymes or sounds like Bowdlerise

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29. The word Bowdlerise uses 10 letters: b, d, e, e, i, l, o, r, s, w

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31. We found 20 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word Bowdlerise: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "Bowdlerise" is defined

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33. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard, where in his commentaries on the tales, Albus Dumbledore reveals that a witch some centuries ago tried to Bowdlerise the eponymous tales to rid them of realistic dread and pro-muggle messages.

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BOWDLERISE [ˈbōdləˌrīz, ˈboudləˌrīz]

VERB

  • remove material that is considered improper or offensive from (a text or account), especially with the result that the text becomes weaker or less effective.
Synonyms: expurgate . censor . blue-pencil . cut . edit . redact . purge . purify . sanitize . emasculate .

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Bowd mean?

bowd·ler·ize. transitive verb. -·ized·, -·iz·ing. to remove passages considered offensive from (a book, play, etc.)

What does bowdlerise mean?

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bowdlerise. To remove those parts of a text considered offensive, vulgar or adult in nature. To remove those parts of a text considered to be damaging to an authority.

What does the name bowdlerize mean?

Origin of bowdlerize 1830–40; after Thomas Bowdler (1754–1825), English editor of an expurgated edition of Shakespeare OTHER WORDS FROM bowdlerize bowd·ler·ism, noun bowd·ler·i·za·tion, noun bowd·ler·iz·er, noun un·bowd·ler·ized, adjective

What does Bowdler mean?

bowd′lėr-īz, v.t. to expurgate a book or writing, to remove indelicate words or phrases, esp. to do so unnecessarily.— ns. Bowdlerisā′tion; Bowd′leriser; Bowd′lerism. [From Dr T. Bowdler (1754-1825), who published an expurgated Shakespeare in ten volumes in 1818.]