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Thursday, June 07, 2018

Definitions for Disneyfy

  1. to create or alter in a simplified, sentimentalized, or contrived form or manner: museums that have become Disneyfied to attract more visitors.

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Citations for Disneyfy
In North America we tend to Disneyfy the past into this sugar-coated nostalgia product, all bonnets and merry sleigh rides ... Emma Donoghue, Landing, 2007
... Dad says you have to look at animals as they are, not Disney-fy them. Rosamund Lupton, The Quality of Silence, 2015
Origin of Disneyfy
1970-1975
Disneyfy is an Americanism formed from the name of Walt Disney, the cartoonist and moviemaker (1901-66), and the familiar verb suffix -fy. Disneyfy entered English in the second half of the 20th century.