transitive verb sex·u·al·ize \ˈsek-sh(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, ˈsek-shə-ˌlīz\

Definition of SEXUALIZE

:  to make sexual :  endow with a sexual character or cast

First Known Use of SEXUALIZE


Rhymes with SEXUALIZE

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Medical Dictionary


transitive verb sex·u·al·ize
sex·u·al·ized also British sex·u·al·isedsex·u·al·iz·ing also British sex·u·al·is·ing

Medical Definition of SEXUALIZE

:  to make sexual :  endow with a sexual character or quality
sex·u·al·iza·tion also British sex·u·al·isa·tion \ˌseksh-(ə-)wə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of SEXUALIZE

sex·u·al·ize also British sex·u·al·ise \ˈseksh-(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, ˈsek-shə-ˌlīz\


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