accessorization, n.
/ak ses"euh riz'/, v. accessorized, accessorizing.
1. to fit or equip with accessories: to accessorize a car with special seat covers.
2. to choose or wear accessories: Well-dressed women accessorize according to the occasion.
3. to be suitable for accessories: Some clothes accessorize more easily than others.
Also, esp. Brit., accessorise.
[1935-39, Amer.; ACCESSOR(Y) + -IZE]

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