To remove passages considered offensive from (a book, play, etc.)
To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
Find another word for bowdlerise. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bowdlerise, like: bowdlerize, expurgate, castrate and shorten.