dooced

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

deuce

AdverbEdit

dooced (comparative more dooced, superlative most dooced)

  1. (dated, dialect) Deuced.
    • 1864, Charles Dickens, All the Year Round
      Should have liked to belong to that set, only they drank so dooced hard.
    • 1878, John Byrne Leicester Warren, Salvia Richmond
      "Dooced good fishing in Blankshire," threw in Charlie Mayne.

Etymology 2Edit

Coined in 2002 from the pseudonym of American blogger Heather Armstrong.

VerbEdit

dooced

  1. (Internet slang) Dismissed from one's job as a result of one's actions on the Internet.
    • 2007, Erik Ringmar, A Blogger's Manifesto
      Bill Poon in California got dooced from a burger joint when he posted a picture of his boss on MySpace.
    • 2007, Laurie J Mullins, Management and Organisational Behaviour
      Careless blogging can get you dooced.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:15