transitive verb-·fied·, -·fy·ing
to transform (something) so that it has Disneyesque characteristics or qualities: often used negatively to suggest superficiality, kitsch, slick commercialization, etc.
(third-person singular simple present disneyfies, present participle disneyfying, simple past and past participle disneyfied)
- (usually pejorative) To make something (especially a location) more acceptable or marketable by removing potentially distasteful, controversial or boring elements, particularly at the cost of its historical nature. Or, to make a place sterile and disingenuous, thus diminishing its cultural and social significance.
- The company disneyfied the area by removing several species of plants.
Disney entertainment company (with reference to their theme parks).