eroticize
transitive verb (-cized; -cizing) Date: circa 1914 to make erotic <
eroticize the male image
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eroticization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eroticize — 1914, from EROTIC (Cf. erotic) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Eroticized; eroticizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • eroticize — (Amer.) v. make erotic, give erotic characteristics (also eroticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eroticize — (also eroticise) ► VERB ▪ give erotic qualities to. DERIVATIVES eroticization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • eroticize — [i rät′ə sīz΄] vt. eroticized, eroticizing to make erotic or arouse sexual feelings in eroticization n …   English World dictionary

  • eroticize — verb give erotic character to or make more interesting eroticize the ads • Syn: ↑sex up • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • eroticize — eroticization, n. /i rot euh suyz /, v.t., eroticized, eroticizing. to render or make erotic: a painting eroticized with voluptuous figures and symbols. Also, esp. Brit., eroticise. [1910 15; EROTIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • eroticize — verb To make erotic …   Wiktionary

  • eroticize — erot·i·cize or Brit erot·i·cise .sīz vt, cized or Brit cised; ciz·ing or Brit cis·ing to make erotic erot·i·ci·za·tion or Brit erot·i·ci·sa·tion i .rät ə sə zā shən n * * * erot·i·cize (ə rotґĭ sĭz) erotize …   Medical dictionary

  • eroticize — or eroticise verb give erotic qualities to. Derivatives eroticization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • eroticize — erot·i·cize …   English syllables

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