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pumpkinification

Definitions

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  • n. The act of turning into a pumpkin; usually in jocular opposition to deification.

Etymologies

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A calque of the Greek Ἀποκολοκύντωσις via the Latin Apocolocyntosis or Apokolokyntosis. From the title of the work Apocolocyntosis (divi) Claudii, a satire on the deification of Claudius.

Examples

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  • See, e.g. enterprise meal

    December 19, 2009

  • I immediately assumed it was what happened to Cinderella's coach.

    February 24, 2009

  • See apocolocyntosis (divi Claudii).

    February 24, 2009

  • Or dressing someone up as a pumpkin, as I plan to do to my daughter this halloween.

    May 11, 2008

  • Alternatively, seducing someone to commit incest.

    May 11, 2008

  • Extravagant or absurdly uncritical glorification.

    May 11, 2008