Definition of parabolize in English:

parabolize

verb

  • 1no object To express or represent parabolically; to set forth in a parable.

  • 2with object To make (especially a mirror or lens) parabolic or paraboloidal in shape.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Watson (?1559–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator. From parable + -ize.