- Mangonize Man"go*nize, v. t. [L. mangonizare, fr. mango a dealer in slaves or wares, to which he tries to give an appearance of greater value by decking them out or furbishing them up.] To furbish up for sale; to set off to advantage. [Obs. or R.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.