Definition of phrenologize in US English:

phrenologize

(also phrenologise)

verb

  • 1To examine or analyse phrenologically. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2Humorous. To produce bumps on by blows. rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From phrenology + -ize.

Pronunciation

phrenologize

/frɪˈnɒlədʒʌɪz/