[ mois-chuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈmɔɪs tʃəˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), mois·tur·ized, mois·tur·iz·ing.
to add or restore moisture to (something): to moisturize one's skin with lotion; to moisturize air.
verb (used without object), mois·tur·ized, mois·tur·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, mois·tur·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM moisturizede·mois·tur·ize, verb (used with object), de·mois·tur·ized, de·mois·tur·iz·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for moisturize
So moisturize those elbows in preparation for some major rubbing.
British Dictionary definitions for moisturize
/ (ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪz) /
(tr) to add or restore moisture to (the air, the skin, etc)
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