Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of corpse.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So I sympathise with Charlotte Green, who 'corpsed' this week on the Today programme and had to be rescued by James Naughtie over something not very funny at all.

    Corpsing.

  • I 'corpsed' , and my Deputy had to take over while I left the meeting to recover.

    Corpsing.

  • We have a civilized Government and civilized leaders who never would like to see our people "corpsed", as a recent dignitary announced.

    Yemen RSS News Feed - Yemen Times

  • 'corpsed', as Sadiq Al-Ahmar said a few days back, as he announced his pledge to aid the Government forces against tribesmen who were once under his father's custody.

    Yemen RSS News Feed - Yemen Times

  • So unmemorable is it that on press night fine actor Jim Norton corpsed and twice shouted "line"—which was delivered over my shoulder by a prompter in the audience.

    A Vapid 'Veil' but a Happy 'Marriage'

  • Anne corpsed twice, cracked up by the bawdy nature of his innuendo and out the other.

    Pure jam: winning The Weakest Link

  • I was nervous at the start, and I corpsed like mad as soon as they all laughed at the first visual joke start with the easy laugh: a reference to an otherwise unknown Anglo-Saxon comic strip about "a field-dwelling cat who does not relish the end of the Sabbath" then showing the slide of the Bayeux Tapestry with Garfield, er, Gar-feld photoshopped in.

    Pseudo Society, Film Stars and Too Much Work

  • Greek's corpsed, and them graduate woters will flock to its funeral yet.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, December 26, 1891

  • A lucky wound's got to drop on him from the sky, otherwise he's corpsed.

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • At the end of fourteen minutes I thought my five hundred was corpsed.

    Cashel Byron's Profession

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