Definition of Bowdlerises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of bowdlerise) ¹



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Definition of Bowdlerises

1. bowdlerise [v] - See also: bowdlerise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowdlerises

bow window
bow windows
bow wood
bow wow
bow wows
bowab
bowable
bowabs
bowat
bowats
bowbent
bowdacious
bowdlerisation
bowdlerise
bowdlerised
bowdlerises (current term)
bowdlerising
bowdlerization
bowdlerizations
bowdlerize
bowdlerized
bowdlerizer
bowdlerizers
bowdlerizes
bowdlerizing
bowed
bowed down(p)
bowed out
bowed stringed instrument
bowed tendon

Literary usage of Bowdlerises

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1. The First World War, 1914-1918: Personal Experiences of Lieut.-Col. C. à by Charles à Court Repington (1920)
"The Stefani Agency frequently bowdlerises debates, and its messages are tendentious. He asked me to warn Gwynne. Miller a good, cool, independent man with ..."

2. The American Woman Abroad by Blanche McManus (1911)
"She imports Paris models, bowdlerises them, adapts them to suit her own trade and then exports them to all points of the compass—to South America—and —let ..."

3. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch, Donato Acciaiuoli (1895)
"Le deluge,1 for example, is always ' Noe's flood'; and in one celebrated passage he bowdlerises without shame, turning Florals parting caress to Pompey into ..."

4. Somehow Good by William Frend De Morgan (1908)
"It bowdlerises Potiphar's wife, and favours the impression that in Sodom and Gomorrah the inhabitants were dissipated and sat up late. ..."

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