Idiotize \Id"i*ot*ize\, v. i. To become stupid. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • idiotize — /id ee euh tuyz /, v.t., idiotized, idiotizing. to make a fool of; make idiotic. Also, esp. Brit., idiotise. [1710 20; IDIOT + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • idiotize — id·i·ot·ize …   English syllables

  • idiotize — əd.ˌīz, əˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: idiot (I) + ize : to make a fool of : cause to become or behave like an idiot …   Useful english dictionary

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