italianize

verb, often capitalized
ital·ian·ize | \ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌnīz, i- also ī-\
italianized; italianizing

Definition of italianize 

intransitive verb

: to act Italian specifically : to follow the style or technique of recognized Italian painters

transitive verb

: to make Italian (as in appearance or behavior)

Other Words from italianize

Italianization \ə-ˌtal-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən, i- also ī- \ noun

First Known Use of italianize

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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