Definition of Ruskinize in English:

Ruskinize

(also Ruskinise)

Pronunciation /ˈrʌskɪnʌɪz/

verb

  • 1To transform (a person or thing) in accordance with Ruskinian principles; to convert (a person) to Ruskinian ideas.

  • 2rare To advocate Ruskinian principles; to express Ruskinian opinions.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of John Ruskin + -ize.