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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To treat or regard as a celebrity or object of interest.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used with object) : to lionize the visiting poet
  • And then we will get lionized, which is the most dangerous time of all.”
  • Webber traveled from London to Jamaica where he was "lionized" by the members of the Legislature.
  • He's been lionized by NATO and feted by Tony Blair. for more
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