bowdlerization definition

  • noun:
    • The activity or example of bowdlerizing; the omission or elimination of material considered vulgar or indecent.
    • the deletion of all of the passages regarded as indecent.
    • Expurgation of offensive or indelicate passages or terms from an edited guide or writing.
    • the work of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
    • written product that's been bowdlerized

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