bastardized bastardized

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deriving from more than one source or style

Usage(s):

  • That goes also for those Italians who are falser than Greek money and, doubly bastardized, who have not the heart to hold out to victory and who are not worthy of it.

News

  • Why Own Expensive Equipment When You Can Lease It?

    A new buzzword was recently thrown my way at the annual PTC Live conference in Anaheim. I’ve never been a big fan of buzzwords nor the concepts that they represent, as they are often watered-down or tainted versions of truly original ideas that have been bastardized by Corporate America. But, I digress.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Manufacturing.net

Quotes

  1. "We were told that waterboarding was determined to be legal but were not told how badly the law was ignored, bastardized and manipulated by the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel; nor were we told how furiously government and military...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Sheldon Whitehouse Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. James Madison warned, "Do not separate text from historical background. If you do you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: James Madison Source: The North Star National

  3. "That's what's wrong with Trenton," Sweeney said. "Major issues get bastardized."
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Stephen Sweeney Source: New Brunswick Home News Tribune

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