simonize

verb

si·​mo·​nize ˈsī-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce simonize (audio)
simonized; simonizing

transitive verb

: to polish with or as if with wax
simonize a car

Word History

Etymology

from Simoniz, a trademark

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of simonize was in 1917

Dictionary Entries Near simonize

Cite this Entry

“Simonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simonize. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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