Definitions for lionizeˈlaɪ əˌnaɪz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
li•on•izeˈlaɪ əˌnaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
to treat (a person) as a celebrity.
Origin of lionize:
lionize, lionise, celebrate(verb)
assign great social importance to
"The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
To treat (a person) as if he were important, or a celebrity.
To visit famous places in order to revere them.
To behave as a lion.
to treat or regard as a lion or object of great interest
to show the lions or objects of interest to; to conduct about among objects of interest
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