Definition of Ferberize in English:

Ferberize

(also Ferberise)

verb

US
  • with object To use the Ferber method or a similar technique to train (a child) to fall asleep independently. Also without object. Compare "Ferber".

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From the name of Richard Ferber + -ize.

Pronunciation

Ferberize

/ˈfəːbərʌɪz/