Definition of philistinize in US English:

philistinize

verb

rare
  • with object To make into a philistine; to imbue with philistine values.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Meredith (1828–1909), novelist and poet. From Philistine + -ize.

Pronunciation

philistinize

/ˈfɪlɪstɪnʌɪz/