Definition of kindergartenize in US English:

kindergartenize

verb

  • with object To make (a higher level of education) resemble a kindergarten or its methods.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Teacher. From kindergarten + -ize.

Pronunciation

kindergartenize

/ˈkɪndəˌɡɑːt(ə)nʌɪz/