bastardize /ˈbɑːstədʌɪz, ˈbastədʌɪz / bastardise

b

I. verb [with obj.]

1. (often as adj. bastardized) corrupt or debase (a language, art form, etc.), typically by adding new elements

a strange, bastardized form of French.
2.
‹archaic› declare (someone) illegitimate.

he hopes to annul the marriage and bastardize the issue.
II. derivatives

bastardization
noun


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