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[sahy-muh-nahyz] /ˈsaɪ məˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), simonized, simonizing.
to shine or polish to a high sheen, especially with wax:
to simonize an automobile.
Also, especially British, simonise.
Origin of simonize
First recorded in 1935-40; after Simoniz, a trademark Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Word Origin and History for simonize

1921, from Simoniz, trademark for a type of car polish invented by George Simons, who along with Elmer Rich of the Great Northern Railway organized Simons Manufacturing Company to sell it in Chicago, U.S.A., in 1910. Rich and his brother, R.J. Rich, acquired sole ownership two years later.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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