The show is roughly at the same level of raunchiness—or even its tamer sister, bawdiness—as a mid-rent gay club.
Beer is one of the tamer substances Robbins has written about throughout his nearly 40-year career.
She said the drug bridge drew the predictable sensationalism from a press throng that took its drug use cues from tamer festivals.
Fog permitting, the Beast was taking the tamer option of a 45 minute flight.
I knew then that the worst of it had passed, and though one fierce squall succeeded another, each one was tamer.
And the tamer he took into his palace, and he dwelt with him.
The better and tamer milch cows were separated from the ranging herds and kept in a pasture adjoining the dairy.
A tamer of horses was he, and a man mighty in the hunt and in battle.
He took his place beside his tutor now, to learn how a step unused by tamer people might make speech for joy and gladness.
It is Morok, the tamer of wild beasts, surnamed the Prophet.
Old English tom, tam "domesticated, docile," from Proto-Germanic *tamaz (cf. Old Norse tamr, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch tam, Old High German zam, German zahm "tame," Gothic tamjan "to tame"), from PIE *deme- "to constrain, to force, to break (horses)" (cf. Sanskrit damayati "tames;" Persian dam "a tame animal;" Greek daman "to tame, subdue," dmetos "tame;" Latin domare "to tame, subdue;" Old Irish damnaim "I tie up, fasten, I tame, subdue"). Possible ulterior connection with PIE *dem- "house, household" (see domestic). Meaning "spiritless, weak, dull" is recorded from c.1600.
early Middle English teme, from Old English temian "make tame" (see tame (adj.)); form altered 14c. by influence of the adjective. Related: Tamed; taming.