Definition of eulogize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjuːlədʒʌɪz/
(also eulogise)


[with object]
Praise highly in speech or writing: he was eulogized as a rock star a plaque that eulogizes the workers
More example sentences
  • There were many speeches made eulogising Mattie who was such a popular TD and such a lovely man.
  • In tributes and memorial speeches Paul has been eulogized by political friends and foes as honest, principled, and unpretentious.
  • A common link is that they played in the capital and couldn't tackle but the press eulogised them as flair players.
praise enthusiastically, go into raptures about/over, wax lyrical about, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, heap praise on, rhapsodize about/over, rave about/over, enthuse about/over, gush about/over, throw bouquets at, express delight over, acclaim, extol
informal go wild about, be mad about, go on about
British informal big someone/something up
North American informal ballyhoo



Pronunciation: /ˈjuːlədʒɪst/
Example sentences
  • The eulogists - and many of them knew Gerry a lot longer than this writer - have variously described him as an even-tempered, good-humoured and generous man, traits of his character we all knew and recognised.
  • These coincidences of temperament and manner should interest not only literary historians and eulogists of The Distinguished Sons of Saint Louis.
  • I like to think Kevin would have appreciated honesty from his eulogists.


Pronunciation: /juːləˈdʒɪstɪk/
Example sentences
  • Her own art, according to a eulogistic website, ‘questions notions of physical normality in a society that considers her deformed because she was born without arms.’
  • This apperception is indispensable because in the past non-state actors have been mere critics instead of playing their rightful role as eulogistic vehicles in the course of development.
  • Hundreds of eulogistic poems filled the newspapers.


Pronunciation: /juːləˈdʒɪstɪk(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • In its lead editorial a few days ago it waxed eulogistically about the former Tory minister.

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Line breaks: eu¦lo|gize

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