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.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:23