Definition of obituarize in English:

obituarize

(also obituarise)

Pronunciation /əˈbɪtʃ(ʊ)ərʌɪz/ /əˈbɪtj(ʊ)ərʌɪz/

verb

  • 1with object To write an obituary notice of or for (a person); to make the subject of an obituary.

  • 2no object To write an obituary notice.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Youmans (1821–1887). From obituary + -ize.