Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bowdlerize(0.00885 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to bowdlerize.
English → English (WordNet)
v : edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate;
“bowdlerize a novel” [syn: bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate,
English → English (gcide)
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; to remove morally objectionable parts;
-- said of literary texts.
Syn: bowdlerise, expurgate, shorten, cut.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
It is a grave defect in the splendid tale of Tom
Jones . . . that a Bowdlerized version of it would
be hardly intelligible as a tale. --F. Harrison.
[1913 Webster] -- Bowd`ler*i*za"tion, n. --
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]