transitive verb
rus·​ti·​cize | \ ˈrəstəˌsīz\

Definition of rusticize

: to give a rustic aspect to moved out … where accent and manner were rusticized— A. J. Liebling

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First Known Use of rusticize

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rusticize

rustic entry 1 + -ize

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