sexualize


sex·u·al·ize

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

Definition of SEXUALIZE

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

First Known Use of SEXUALIZE

1839

Rhymes with SEXUALIZE

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sex·u·al·ize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
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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