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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To conform or make conformable to the language, customs, etc., of Attica.
  • intransitive v. To side with the Athenians.
  • intransitive v. To use the Attic idiom or style; to conform to the customs or modes of thought of the Athenians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To use Atticisms or idioms peculiar to Attic Greek.
  • To favor or side with the Athenians. Dean Smith.
  • To make conformable to the language or idiom of Attica.
  • Also spelled Atticise.


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