Definition of histrionize in English:

histrionize

(also histrionise)

verb

  • with object To dramatize, to act out (something); to play the part of.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From histrion or its etymon classical Latin histriōn-, histriō + -ize.

Pronunciation

histrionize

/ˈhɪstrɪənʌɪz/