disneyfy

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Etymology[edit]

Disney +‎ -fy, with reference to the Disney theme parks.

Verb[edit]

disneyfy (third-person singular simple present disneyfies, present participle disneyfying, simple past and past participle disneyfied)

  1. (transitive, usually pejorative) To make something (especially a location) more acceptable or marketable by removing potentially distasteful, controversial or boring elements, particularly at the cost of its history and culture.
    The company disneyfied the area by removing several species of plants.

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