bemonster

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ monster.

VerbEdit

bemonster (third-person singular simple present bemonsters, present participle bemonstering, simple past and past participle bemonstered)

  1. (transitive) To make monstrous or like a monster; make hideous; deform.
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  2. (transitive) To regard, treat as, or bename one as 'monster'.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 18:51