bastardize definition by Webster's New World
transitive verb bastardized, bastardizing
- to make, declare, or show to be a bastard
- to make corrupt or inferior; debase
Rare to become inferior
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- bastardization noun
bastardize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb bas·tard·ized, bas·tard·iz·ing, bas·tard·iz·es
- To lower in quality or character; debase.
- To declare or prove (someone) to be a bastard.
- basˌtard·i·zaˈtion noun