balladize

[ bal-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈbæl əˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), bal·lad·ized, bal·lad·iz·ing.

to make (something) into a ballad; write a ballad about.

verb (used without object), bal·lad·ized, bal·lad·iz·ing.

to write or compose ballads.

Nearby words

  1. ballad stanza,
  2. ballade,
  3. balladeer,
  4. balladic,
  5. balladist,
  6. balladmonger,
  7. balladry,
  8. ballance,
  9. ballantyne,
  10. ballarat

Also especially British, bal·lad·ise.

Origin of balladize

First recorded in 1590–1600; ballad + -ize

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