[ ee-ster-nahyz ]
/ ˈi stərˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), east·ern·ized, east·ern·iz·ing.
(usually initial capital letter) to influence with ideas, customs, etc., characteristic of eastern Asia.
to influence with ideas, customs, etc., characteristic of the eastern U.S., especially sophisticated or cosmopolitan ideas or customs.
Words nearby easternize
Also especially British, east·ern·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM easternizeeast·ern·i·za·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020