Definition of eulogize
: to speak or write in high praise of : extol
Examples of eulogize in a Sentence
He was eulogized at his funeral as a great actor and a good friend.
Recent Examples of eulogize from the Web
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln stood at Gettysburg, on ground still stained by death and in air filled with the stench from shallow graves, and eulogized the dead only in the most general terms.
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EULOGIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eulogize for English Language Learners
: to say or write good things about (someone or something); especially : to praise (someone who has died) in a eulogy
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