Top Definition

Pronunciation: \'tre-be-kə-ˌnīz\

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form(s): Tre∙be∙kan∙ized; Tre∙be∙kan∙izing

Origin: Alex Trebek

: to specifically over-accentuate foreign words within a sentence otherwise comprised of a single language.

— Tre·be·kan·i·za·tion \'tre-be-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Did you hear our professor trebekanize that word?

He must think he can speak Italian.
by geobaum April 14, 2009
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from We'll never spam you.