poeticise

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poetic +‎ -ise

Verb[edit]

poeticise ‎(third-person singular simple present poeticises, present participle poeticising, simple past and past participle poeticised)

  1. (British) To make more like a poem; to use more flowery language.
    • 2009, January 2, “The Guardian,”[1], Mark Lawson: Big Brother's grandpa:
      What goes into the writer's ear comes out of the characters' mouths edited and poeticised.