Besides the usual usages of a child born out of wedlock and a suitable name for someone you don’t like, there are other meanings as well. At one time it was used to refer to a hybrid device or one adapted from one purpose to another; in 1517 it was used to refer to second rate Spanish Sack wines and in engineering it refers to a type of coarse-toothed file.
“Shit! What a bastard!”
What do you mean?”
Take your pick.”
by AKACroatalin February 12, 2016
bas-tard-ize (Verb)

1. To diminish the quality or character of;

2. To declare or name someone a bastard; illegitimize

3. To fuck something up; completely ruin it.
I usually like cover songs, but they really bastardized a classic.
by invisibleninjas August 11, 2009
1) The process of making something illegitimate
2) The process of bringing something to a form which is not as good as the one it was in before, i.e. the language glorified by urbandictionary.com
by Kevin Smith January 2, 2004
A term used to describe someone who disregards other people in pursuit of their own self-interest. Usually includes the acts or act of lying, spreading mis-information, covering one's own ass at the expense of others, or employing other forms of bullshitting.
"The day I broke up with my girlfriend, my roomate told her she would have been better off with him instead of me. He's such a bastard.
by Truthtellerunc April 19, 2010
when someone makes something more douche-like than it was before
'fo shizzle my nizzle' is a bastardization of 'fo sheezy my neezy' which is a bastardization of 'for sure my nigga' which is a bastardization of 'i concur with you whole-heartedly, my african-american friend'
by deziree February 24, 2007
To Bastardize :

To take something and

Fuck it up beyond
all recognition.
Chipmunk Remixes (A song sped up 1.5x times, which gets millions of views.)

Bastardizing.
by x0racunx March 22, 2010
A term used to describe a retarded bastard.
Man, Tom is so bastarded.
by niggakooch August 19, 2009