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Attic +‎ -ize


Atticize (third-person singular simple present Atticizes, present participle Atticizing, simple past and past participle Atticized)

  1. (intransitive) To side with the Athenians.
  2. (intransitive) To use the Attic idiom or style; to conform to the customs or modes of thought of the Athenians.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Atticize in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)