neutered neutered  /ˈnu tərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having testicles or ovaries removed

Usage(s):

  1. Others have found themselves politically neutered.
  2. A neutered press would benefit a number of elected officials.
  3. The public option, as tiny and neutered as it is, is the only thing that's actually left of reform in these bills.

News

  1. FACT: You Can Have Your Cat Fixed for FREE

    Humane Society of Calvert pays, but you don’t have to live in Calvert Cathryn Williams Freeburger The Humane Society of Calvert County will pay for your cat to be spayed or neutered. Fix A Cat Today, FACT, is available in Anne Arundel County south of Annapolis; Bowie and points south in Prince Georges County; and Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.     FACT is supported by a limited ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bay Weekly

  2. UGA researchers examine dog deaths for clues to human health

    Spayed or neutered dogs live longer than intact dogs and small dogs live longer than big ones. Just why, though, isn't clear. Researchers at the University of Georgia are beginning to crack that mystery.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

  3. Is Apple's Passbook the Stealth E-Wallet Success?

    NEW YORK ( MainStreet )—Just when most digital wallet experts had forgotten the year-old Apple Passbook --widely dismissed as ineffectual and neutered -- a discordant voice wants to get an unexpected message across: just maybe Passbook is the stealth winner of the early rounds of the e-wallet wars, and it is doing it by sneaking in a powerful but largely uncommented upon transaction capability.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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