Utilize is a politically charged euphemism, meaning: 1. to induce a buzz; 2. to drink alcoholic beverages to get drunk. The politics is anti-populist, anti-bible-belt, and anti-middle America.
"I say. You know this does utilize well" (Hemingway, Ernest, The Sun Also Rises, New York: Scribner, 1986, p. 129).
"Come on and utilize another glass" (Hemingway, Ernest, The Sun Also Rises, New York: Scribner, 1986, p. 129).
word of the day: September 09, 2006
A substitute for the word "use" to be employed when you want to make something sound more important or difficult than it really is.
Person says: "We utilize an alphabetical schematic to organize our records."
Translate: "We file documents alphabetically."
The filthiest non-dirty word ever. Seriously, just say it.
I utilized your mom all night long.