verb (used with object), myth·i·fied, myth·i·fy·ing.
to create a myth about (a person, place, tradition, etc.); cause to become a myth.
Origin of mythify
Related formsmyth·i·fi·ca·tion [mith-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌmɪθ ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounde·myth·i·fi·ca·tion, nounde·myth·i·fy, verb (used with object), de·myth·i·fied, de·myth·i·fy·ing.
First recorded in 1905–10; myth
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019