Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cause a pidgin language rapidly expanding in vocabulary and grammatical rules to become ultimately a creole.
  • v. To render an imported object 'localised'; to produce variations which give an object a regional flavour.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To play the creole; imitate or fall in with the manners, customs, habits, etc., of the creoles, especially as regards an easy manner of living.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. develop into a creole

Etymologies

creole +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But once the English language has fallen from the etheral atmosphere of immemorial purity into flattened pidgin expurged from the affects which could possibly mislead the translator, newcomers to English could well "creolize" Euro-English.

    languagehat.com: EUROLISH.

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