definitions
  • synonyms

idiotize

[ id-ee-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˈɪd i əˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), id·i·ot·ized, id·i·ot·iz·ing.

to make a fool of; make idiotic.

RELATED CONTENT

Famous Names That Inspired Common WordsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
READ MORE

Nearby words

idiot tape, idiot's delight, idiot-proof, idiotic, idiotism, idiotize, idiotropic, idiotype, idiotypic, idioventricular, idioventricular rhythm
Also especially British, id·i·ot·ise.

Origin of idiotize

First recorded in 1710–20; idiot + -ize
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019