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  • v. Present participle of graffiti.


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  • He spent his childhood graffitiing his name on all the ugly buildings—you know, as a way of reclaiming the city for himself.

    Kiss & Break Up

  • He'd endured bullying at a school where learning took a distant seventh place to tormenting teachers, demolishing ancient and nearly useless equipment, graffitiing every available inch, shagging birds on the stairwells, setting fires in the dust bins, and pinching everything from the third formers 'sweets money to the Christmas collection taken each year to give a decent meal to the area's homeless drunks.

    A Traitor to Memory

  • Since his days of legally graffitiing the Champs Elysées with his "sidewalk galleries" - photographs he pasted on to walls and then framed with an aerosol can - JR's work has been deliberately disruptive and provocative.

    The Guardian World News

  • It was after this that some of the more random chaos took place: the rooftop occupation and graffitiing of the Palace Pier ice cream shop wasn't claimed as a bit of vegan direct action but more of a case of youthful high spirits.

    SchNEWS - Weekly direct action newsletter and party and protest guide

  • The protest face of the movement is dominated by younger activists who are waging a wider civil disobedience campaign that includes dozens of less visible tactics, from commercial boycotts to wearing green en masse at televised sports events and graffitiing slogans on surfaces ranging from buses to banknotes. Top Stories

  • Our parties consisted of graffitiing the walls, creating our own instruments and slamming poetry alongside political monologues.

    Anarchist news dot org - News for anarchists and their friends

  • It was fun to do, and I always loved graffitiing, but I didn’t want to get in trouble.

    Copy Cat

  • Swinburne was the greatest rhymer who ever lived, and Futurism was the breaking open and desecrating and graffitiing of Swinburne’s tomb.


  • But Wharton's older brother Rob was playing hip-hop and house records, and soon Wharton was hooked: "I got into [break dancing] and graffitiing and DJing around then.

    Chicago Reader


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