Definition of matronize
1 : to give the qualities of a matron to : cause to be a matron was matronized by her children and her responsibilities
2a : to act as a matron to or toward : superintend or attend in the capacity of a matron; especially : chaperone offered to matronize the young people b : to preside as a matron over matronizing the reception
1 : to become a matron
2 : to fulfill the role of a matron
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