- Present participle of expurgate.
Variant of expurgate
transitive verbexpurgated, expurgating
- to remove passages considered obscene or otherwise objectionable from (a book, etc.)
- to expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
Origin of expurgate; from Classical Latin expurgatus, past participle of expurgare, to purge, cleanse ; from ex-, out + purgare, purge