mythologize

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verb my·thol·o·gize \mi-ˈthä-lə-ˌjīz\

Definition of mythologize

mythologized

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mythologizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  to explain the mythological significance of

  3. 2 :  to build a myth around :  mythicize

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to relate, classify, and explain myths

  6. 2 :  to create or perpetuate myths

mythologizer

noun

Examples of mythologize in a sentence

  1. a politician who has been mythologized by his supporters

1603

First Known Use of mythologize

1603


MYTHOLOGIZE Defined for English Language Learners

mythologize

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verb my·thol·o·gize \mi-ˈthä-lə-ˌjīz\

Definition of mythologize for English Language Learners

  • : to talk about or describe (someone or something) as a subject that deserves to be told about in a myth or legend : to make (someone or something) seem great or heroic

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