Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 17:15

dorkify

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dork +‎ -ify

VerbEdit

dorkify (third-person singular simple present dorkifies, present participle dorkifying, simple past and past participle dorkified)

  1. (slang, transitive) To make dorky.
    • 2004, Hampton Sides, Americana: dispatches from the new frontier (page 16)
      If they think about him at all, they're inclined to blame him for commodifying, and therefore dorkifying, their pure underground pursuit.
    • 2009, Micol Ostow, David Ostow, So Punk Rock: And Other Ways to Disappoint Your Mother (page 97)
      It's amazing—what he lacks in finesse he makes up for in sheer willingness to dorkify himself.