Synonyms of 'bowdlerize'
She had ceased to bowdlerize her storytelling.
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If someone in authority censors a book, play, or film, they officially examine it and cut out any parts that are considered to be immoral or inappropriate.
Most TV companies tend to censor bad language in feature films.
If you cut a text, broadcast, or performance, you shorten it. If you cut a part of a text, broadcast, or performance, you do not publish, broadcast, or perform that part.
The audience wants more music and less drama, so we've cut some scenes.
Thesaurus for bowdlerize from the Collins English Thesaurus
To bowdlerize a book or film means to take parts of it out before publishing it or showing it.