Definition of Lionise

1. Verb. Assign great social importance to. "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"

Exact synonyms: Celebrate, Lionize
Generic synonyms: Abide By, Honor, Honour, Observe, Respect
Derivative terms: Lion



Definition of Lionise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of lionize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lionise

1. to lionize [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES] - See also: lionize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lionise

lionels
lioness
lionesses
lionet
lionets
lionfish
lionfishes
lionhead cichlid
lionhead cichlids
lionhead rabbit
lionheart
lionhearted
lionhearts
lionhood
lionisation
lionise (current term)
lionised
lioniser
lionisers
lionises
lionish
lionising
lionism
lionisms
lionization
lionizations
lionize
lionized
lionizer
lionizers

Literary usage of Lionise

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1. The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and Humorous by Charles Molloy Westmacott (1826)
"Come, lionise, fill a bumper; and let us tails of the lion toast our caput, the sovereign, the first corinthian of his day, and the most polished prince in ..."

2. The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and Humorous by Charles Molloy Westmacott (1825)
"Expostulation was in vain : Transit, lionise, and myself were successively called in and examined very minutely, and although we all agreed to a letter in ..."

3. The Romance of Engineering: The Stories of the Highway, the Waterway, the by Henry Frith (1895)
"1 In Mr. Roberts' work we also see the origin of the term "lionise. ... Every traveller to London was taken thither, hence the term " lionise. ..."

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