Definition of Adonizing

1. Verb. (present participle of adonize) ¹



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Definition of Adonizing

1. adonize [v] - See also: adonize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adonizing

adolesces
adolescing
adonis
adonis blue
adonis blues
adonise
adonised
adonises
adonising
adonist
adonists
adonitol
adonize
adonized
adonizes
adonizing (current term)
adoors
adopt
adopt out
adoptabilities
adoptability
adoptable
adopted
adoptedly
adoptee
adoptees
adopter
adopters
adoptianism
adoptianisms

Literary usage of Adonizing

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"When within half a mile of the house, he rode aside into a thick wood for the purpose of adonizing, as he had often done on the same spot. ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1855)
"He was adonizing before a large mirror, and combing up my whiskers at a devil of a rate. '' Ah! there you are, old fellow,' said he, speaking to my ..."

3. Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman, Major-general, U.S.A., and by John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne (1860)
"Thus this accomplished tactician, while adonizing before his looking- glass,1 and toying with the square-rigged belles of Albany, or the more voluptuous ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1828)
"... too, conjugally reposed upon the hearth : all indicated that his friend had since breakfast returned to complete the operation of ' adonizing, ..."

5. The Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature by Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom (1833)
"His friend objected to deprive him of so necessary an appendage of the adonizing art, remarking that he would not be able to get on his shoes without it. ..."

6. The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic by William Evans Burton (1859)
"When within half a mile of the hou?e, he rode aside into a thick wood, for the purpose of adonizing, as he had often done on the same spot The ground was ..."

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