adonize

(redirected from adonise)

adonize

(ˈædəˌnaɪz) or

adonise

vb (tr)
(of a man) to make more beautiful
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Unable to find replacements, Bob fills in with some help from fellow village Adonises (!) Jimmy, Rishi and Doug.
When you've been through 90 minutes, nearly two hours of it, at that point the whole theatre is cheering for these six guys who aren't Adonises, we're all shapes and sizes.
As he roams the town, Adam crosses paths again with Mike, who introduces him to the local male nude revue bar, where delirious women thrust dollar bills into the sweaty orifices of gym-toned Adonises. It transpires that Mike is the club's star turn and earns big bucks alongside fellow dancers Ken (Matt Bomer), Richie (Joe Manganiello), Tarzan (Kevin Nash) and Tito (Adam Rodriguez) under the watchful eye of manager Dallas (Matthew McConaughey).
During a debate about Brexit on the programme, Mr Farage said: "What is for certain is that the (Nick) Cleggs, the (Tony) Blairs, the (Lord) Adonises will never ever, ever give up.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "What is for certain is that the Cleggs, the Blairs, the Adonises will never ever ever give up.
He had said in a TV interview: "What is for certain is the Cleggs, the Blairs, the Adonises will never give up.
Appearing on Channel 's The Wright Stuff, he said: "What is for certain that the Cleggs, the Blairs, the Adonises will never ever ever give up.
Appearing on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff, he said: "What is for certain is that the Cleggs, the Blairs, the Adonises will never ever ever give up.
Narco partners might be bon vivants, but they are no Adonises, nor are they debonair gentlemen.
"There is a limit to which we can blame advertising for being misleading," he says, citing stories of beauty brands being sued because their products don't transform consumers from average Joes into glowing Adonises overnight, or customers taking issue with aftershave brands because they still can't get the girl.
MAGIC MIKE (Channel 4, tonight, 10pm) ALEX Pettyfer plays Adam whose life is turned around when he meets Mike (Channing Tatum) who introduces him to the local male nude revue bar, where delirious women thrust dollar bills at gym-toned Adonises. Adam quickly becomes a firm favourite of the female clientele, but finds that adulation comes at a price.
She told In Style UK that she thinks that men are "adonises," the New York Daily News reported.