Definition of heroicize in English:

heroicize

(also heroicise)

verb

  • with object To make heroic, or into a subject for heroic poetry; to treat as a hero.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Bentley's Miscellany. From heroic + -ize.

Pronunciation

heroicize

/hɪˈrəʊɪsʌɪz/