attitudinize

[ at-i-tood-n-ahyz, -tyood- ]
/ ˌæt ɪˈtud nˌaɪz, -ˈtyud- /

verb (used without object), at·ti·tu·di·nized, at·ti·tu·di·niz·ing.

to assume attitudes; pose for effect.

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Also especially British, at·ti·tu·di·nise .

Origin of attitudinize

1775–85; attitudin- (see attitudinarian) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM attitudinize

at·ti·tu·di·niz·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for attitudinize

attitudinize

attitudinise

/ (ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪˌnaɪz) /

verb

(intr) to adopt a pose or opinion for effect; strike an attitude

Derived forms of attitudinize

attitudinizer or attitudiniser, noun
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