Mexican + -ize
Mexicanize (third-person singular simple present Mexicanizes, present participle Mexicanizing, simple past and past participle Mexicanized)
- (transitive) To make Mexican.
- Mexicanizing a recipe isn't as simple as covering it in peppers and guacamole!
- (intransitive) To become Mexican.
- US businesses have met with mixed results in attempting to Mexicanize.