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EtymologyEdit

From Latin trans- (through) + fenestra (window), +‎ -ate.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɹænzˈfɛnəstɹeɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /tɹænzˈfɛnɪstɹeɪt/

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transfenestrate (third-person singular simple present transfenestrates, present participle transfenestrating, simple past and past participle transfenestrated)

  1. (transitive, in Thomas Pynchon's novel "Vineland", nonce word) To eject or throw (someone or something) through a closed window; compare defenestrate.

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