Definition of vernacularize in US English:



  • See vernacular

    • ‘The problem, in a sense, is that Power and his collaborators have done their vernacularizing too well.’
    • ‘This ended when the liturgy was vernacularized in 1965, after the Second Vatican Council.’
    • ‘His plays have been ill served by people who've tried very hard to naturalize and even vernacularize his language.’
    • ‘What is strange she makes familiar, indigenizing and vernacularizing the foreign.’
    • ‘The first exorbitant use of it was to justify vernacularizing the Mass totally and everywhere.’