blue-pencil


blue–pencil

verb

Definition of BLUE-PENCIL

to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it <military censors blue-penciled any remarks that could possibly be deemed critical>
Synonyms blue-pencil, cancel, cross (out), dele, delete, edit (out), elide, kill, scratch (out), strike (out), stroke (out)
Near Antonyms stet

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