American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To express oneself in an immoderately enthusiastic manner.
- v. To recite (something) in the manner of a rhapsody.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To recite rhapsodies; act as a rhapsodist; hence, to express one's self with poetic enthusiasm; speak with an intenseness or exaggeration due to strong feeling.
- To sing or narrate or recite as a rhapsody; rehearse in the manner of a rhapsody.
- Also spelled rhapsodise.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To utter as a rhapsody, or in the manner of a rhapsody.
- v. To utter rhapsodies.
- v. say (something) with great enthusiasm
- v. recite a rhapsody
“If you have heard me rhapsodize about the Ipod Touch I got for Christmas, think of the same thing, only writ large.”
“So you will just have to listen to me rhapsodize about the unbelievable gorgeousness of spring in Atlanta.”
“The similarity between Miss G. and Jean Brodie is both teachers' verbal and emotional grandiosity as they rhapsodize regarding "greatness" and the necessary achievement of it.”
“But millions of dogs go far beyond what we rhapsodize about in our own pets.”
“PST: Jobs is back up to rhapsodize briefly over the iPad 2: It's awesome.”
“And those hooded eyes you were about to rhapsodize over?”
“Hearing Mr. Liebrandt discuss, in rich detail, how he turns a fresh scallop into a sheet of pasta for ravioli —a daily ritual—or rhapsodize over the acquisition of "these insanely beautiful, fairy-tale eggplants," can feel revelatory, suggesting the way a jazz pianist can take a standard refrain and conjure unheard beauty.”
“And yes, it's weird to rhapsodize about the outcome of a football game between 1-4 and 0-5 teams.”
“To read Bono rhapsodize about similar concepts imbued me with such a personal sense of possibility that I wrote to his wife and Edun's founder, Ali Hewson, about why I was made to work for her company.”
“LOS ANGELES — You don't typically hear Southern Californians rhapsodize about a freeway.”
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