verb (used without object), tyr·an·nized, tyr·an·niz·ing.
verb (used with object), tyr·an·nized, tyr·an·niz·ing.
Words nearby tyrannize
Origin of tyrannize
OTHER WORDS FROM tyrannizetyr·an·niz·er, nountyr·an·niz·ing·ly, adverbout·tyr·an·nize, verb (used with object), out·tyr·an·nized, out·tyr·an·niz·ing.un·tyr·an·nized, adjective
Examples from the Web for tyrannized
Finally, unimaginably, the family that has tyrannized its nation for decades is gone.
One "companion" after another had been engaged, been tyrannized over for a few weeks, and then dismissed.Fernley House|Laura E. Richards
He felt himself quite a big one, and tyrannized over the turkeys and chickens accordingly.Father Brighthopes|John Townsend Trowbridge
But the lady was not to be tyrannized over; and so she told him.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville