eulogize

[ yoo-luh-jahyz ]
/ ˈyu ləˌdʒaɪz /

verb (used with object), eu·lo·gized, eu·lo·giz·ing.

to praise highly.
to speak or write a eulogy about.

Nearby words

  1. euless,
  2. eulogia,
  3. eulogist,
  4. eulogistic,
  5. eulogium,
  6. eulogy,
  7. eumaeus,
  8. eumelanin,
  9. eumenes,
  10. eumenes i

Also especially British, eu·lo·gise.

Origin of eulogize

First recorded in 1800–10; eulog(y) + -ize

Related formseu·lo·gi·za·tion, nouneu·lo·giz·er, nounun·eu·lo·gized, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for eulogize

eulogize

eulogise

/ (ˈjuːləˌdʒaɪz) /

verb

to praise (a person or thing) highly in speech or writing
Derived Formseulogist, eulogizer or eulogiser, nouneulogistic or eulogistical, adjectiveeulogistically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for eulogize

eulogize

v.

1810, from eulogy + -ize. Related: Eulogized; eulogizing.

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