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  • noun rare, nonce word The act of hurling oneself from a window.


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  • When I hear the GOP running some nonsense about how Obamacare is scaring small business I find myself beating back the desire for autodefenestration.

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  • Remember: the autodefenestration that Froomkin describes took place, for the most part, outside the classroom. posted by Eric 11: 46 AM |

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  • The act of throwing oneself out a window. Why is such a great and useful word not in the dictionary?

    June 12, 2009

  • Or, throwing your car out the window!?

    June 13, 2009

  • It's not in the dictionary because no one ever uses it. Also because it is really more than is necessary to describe an act that can be fairly easily described in English.

    June 14, 2009