Definition of pillorize in US English:

pillorize

(also pillorise)

verb

  • with object Pillory.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Hall (bap. 1627, d. 1656), poet and writer. From pillory + -ize, perhaps after Middle French pyloriser (14th and 15th centuries), pilloriser, piloriser, Middle French, French † piloriser (from 14th to 18th centuries).

Pronunciation

pillorize

/ˈpɪlərʌɪz/