To make respectable, or to give a false appearance of respectability.

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • respectabilize — re·spect·abi·lize …   English syllables

  • respectabilize —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ bəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: respectable + ize : to make respectable : give an apparent respectability to …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.