expurgator : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator
- Self-congratulatory, combining limitless prudery with limitless zeal, the expurgator haunted the live authors of the 19th century, and the dead authors of every century previous.
- The only member of the family to survive the war, Otto was both custodian of his daughter's legacy, and its expurgator.