- Back-formation from conversation. (Wiktionary)
“Maybe he thought "conversate" sounded more formal or that it related to some subset of normal conversation or that it described a specific act of conversing in some altered state.”
“I bring up the two similar suffixes because of two equally perplexing constructs I've encountered this week: "conversate" and "medicant".”
“Even as I'm typing out this post, Firefox is angrily underlining "conversate" and insisting I change it to "conversation", "conversant" (we'll hold off on that one) or "converse".”
“We would try to conversate with them enough to find out exactly what it is they were missing in their lives, and somehow tie school to that.”
“(Soundbite of laughter) MARTIN: Dont player hater, just conversate.”
“(Soundbite of laughter) MARTIN: Just conversate instead of prognosticate?”
“(Soundbite of song, "Next Time") COMMON (Hip-Hop Artist, Actor): We conversate (ph) and talk about life in South Dakota, that tonight was just right for us.”
“TNC: Will conversate be included after the next revision of the OED?”
“Well, check yourself before you wreck yourself, the OED (the Oxford English Dictionary) is considering including the word - conversate, as in we be conversating.”
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