MEANING: verb tr.: To behave, especially to speak or write, as if corruptly influenced.

ETYMOLOGY: After Philip II of Macedon. It was believed that after Philip took control of the shrine at Delphi, the seat of high priestess Pythia, she began delivering oracles in his favor. Earliest documented use: 1597.

PILIPPIZE - to cover with microscopic projections; to fimbriate

CHILIPPIZE - to lace with hot peppers

PHILIPPRIZE - an award given by an eastern Pennsylvania city