Definition of Nipponize in English:

Nipponize

(also Nipponise)

verb

  • with object To make Japanese in character; = "Japanize".

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Van Wert (Ohio) Daily Bulletin. From Nippon, the Japanese name for Japan + -ize.

Pronunciation

Nipponize

/ˈnɪpənʌɪz/