[ proh-law-gahyz, -lo- ]
/ ˈproʊ lɔˌgaɪz, -lɒ- /
verb (used without object), pro·logu·ized, pro·logu·iz·ing.
to compose or deliver a prologue.
They Call It Puppy Love And Other Animal-inspired PhrasesWe often attribute emotions and other human characteristics to animals. This is called anthropomorphism . Similarly, we also describe people using animal characteristics. You might, for example, say my teenage son “eats like a horse,” meaning he’s a growing boy and consumes a lot of food. This is called zoomorphism . Zoomorphism also includes assigning animal-like qualities to gods and inanimate objects. The term comes from …
Also especially British, pro·logu·ise.
Related formspro·logu·iz·er, noun
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