accessorize

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verb ac·ces·so·rize \ik-ˈse-sə-ˌrīz, ak-\

Definition of accessorize

accessorized

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accessorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish with accessories

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to wear clothing accessories

Examples of accessorize in a sentence

  1. an outfit accessorized with a pair of diamond earrings

  2. a stylish young woman who knows how to accessorize

Origin and Etymology of accessorize

1accessory + -ize


First Known Use: 1934


ACCESSORIZE Defined for English Language Learners

accessorize

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verb ac·ces·so·rize \ik-ˈse-sə-ˌrīz, ak-\

Definition of accessorize for English Language Learners

  • : to add accessories to (something, such as clothing)

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