[BODE-luh-rise; BOWD-]

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verb. To remove or modify the parts (of a book, for example) considered offensive.

If one were to bowdlerize this website, you’d have jack shit left.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Bowdlerize.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/bowdlerize. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “bowdlerize”, accessed October 25, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/bowdlerize.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Bowdlerize. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/bowdlerize


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