Babelize

[bey-buh-lahyz, bab-uh-]

verb (used with object), Ba·bel·ized, Ba·bel·iz·ing. (sometimes lowercase)

to make a confusion of (customs, languages, usages, etc.); cause to be mixed or unintelligible; confound.

Also especially British, Ba·bel·ise.

Origin of Babelize

First recorded in 1590–1600; Babel + -ize
Related formsBa·bel·i·za·tion, noun
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