HyperDic: bowdlerizer

English > 1 sense of the word bowdlerizer:
NOUNperson bowdlerizer, expurgator, bowdlerisera person who edits a text / text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
English > bowdlerizer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who edits a text / text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages.
Synonymsexpurgator, bowdleriser
Broadereditor, editor in chiefA person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication
Verbsbowdlerizeedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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