Definition of Petrarchize in English:

Petrarchize

(also Petrarchise)

verb

rare
  • no object To imitate the style of Petrarch. Also †with object with it (obsolete).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Gabriel Harvey (c1552–1631), scholar and writer. From the name of Petrarch + -ize.

Pronunciation

Petrarchize

/pɪˈtrɑːkʌɪz/