hollywoodize

transitive verb, often capitalized
hol·​ly·​wood·​ize | \ -ˌdīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of hollywoodize

: to make (someone or something, such as an author or his or her writings) conform to standards set up by the American motion-picture industry does not believe that the author can be completely Hollywoodized— A. A. VanDuym

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“Hollywoodize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hollywoodize. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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