Definition of Lionization

1. Noun. The act of lionizing, the behavior that treats someone as a celebrity, either respectfully honoring or fawning adoration. ¹



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Definition of Lionization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lionization

lionhead rabbit
lionheart
lionhearted
lionhearts
lionhood
lionisation
lionise
lionised
lioniser
lionisers
lionises
lionish
lionising
lionism
lionisms
lionization (current term)
lionizations
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lionized
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lionizers
lionizes
lionizing
lionlike
lionly
lions
lionship
liothyronine
liotrix
liottite

Literary usage of Lionization

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1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... already; but the people I have seen are so very hearty and warm in their manner that much of the horrors of lionization gives way before it. ..."

2. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"... by the expression of maudlin and pointless sympathy, by lionization at the hands of society ladies, and by ill-judged hospitality in general. ..."

3. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1902)
"That year of lionization has ruined me. The people who used to ask me before, don't ask me any more. They are afraid to invite me to Bloomsbury, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: in twenty-four volumes. by William Makepeace Thackeray (1869)
"That year of lionization has ruined me. The people who used to ask me before, don't ask me any more. They are afraid to invite me to Bloomsbury, ..."

5. European Dramatists by Archibald Henderson (1913)
"Wilde's notoriety was enhanced by a pseudo social lionization; but in spite of a certain sort of superficial lustre attaching to him, he was regarded with ..."

6. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"Wilde's notoriety was enhanced by a pseudo social lionization; but in spite of a certain sort of superficial luster attaching to him, he was regarded with ..."

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