Definitions for lionizeˈlaɪ əˌnaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

li•on•izeˈlaɪ əˌnaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to treat (a person) as a celebrity.

Origin of lionize:

1800–10

li′on•iz`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lionize, lionise, celebrate(verb)

    assign great social importance to

    "The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"

Wiktionary

  1. lionize(Verb)

    To treat (a person) as if he were important, or a celebrity.

  2. lionize(Verb)

    To visit famous places in order to revere them.

  3. lionize(Verb)

    To behave as a lion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lionize(verb)

    to treat or regard as a lion or object of great interest

  2. Lionize(verb)

    to show the lions or objects of interest to; to conduct about among objects of interest

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