verb (used with object), panegyrized, panegyrizing.
to deliver or write a panegyric about; eulogize.
verb (used without object), panegyrized, panegyrizing.
to indulge in panegyric; bestow praises.
Also, especially British, panegyrise.
Origin: 1610–20; Related forms
< Greek panēgyrízein
to celebrate a public festival, equivalent to panḗgyr
) (see panegyric
) + -izein -ize