Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Entry: simonize (v.)


In context: "'Simonize my baby when I'm gone, Don Doon.'"

Definition:   trans. To polish by the application of Simoniz.


Other: Two interesting usages:

1949   A. Miller Death of Salesmani. 17   Remember those days? The way Biff used to simonize that car?

1953   Economist 25 July 258/1,   I have heard it said that Harvard University humanises the scientist and simonises the humanist.

SNOOT score: 1
 
Page: 607

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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