Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of spleen.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then, Clyme returned and heard of the stranger and how he slept deep within the tall house and in the orchard by night the slave Arcui met an apparition that set him to kill his master in the depth of the night and the night went into night, and it was that the dawn was fresh spleening out underfoot.

    A Mess

  • Mother dubs me Alexi-stop-spleening-me!, because I am always spleening her.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • Alexi-stop-spleening-me! wouldn't have been found quite as amusing — not as "literarily" amusing, at least — had his gag not been belabored a dozen times a page.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • Alexi-stop-spleening-me! wouldn't have been found quite as amusing — not as "literarily" amusing, at least — had his gag not been belabored a dozen times a page.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • Mother dubs me Alexi-stop-spleening-me!, because I am always spleening her.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • If you want to know why I am always spleening her, it is because I am always elsewhere with friends, and disseminating so much currency … I have a miniature brother who dubs me Alli … Father dubs him Clumsy One, because he is always promenading into things.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • If you want to know why I am always spleening her, it is because I am always elsewhere with friends, and disseminating so much currency … I have a miniature brother who dubs me Alli … Father dubs him Clumsy One, because he is always promenading into things.

    A Bag of Tired Tricks

  • If you want to know why I am always spleening her, it is because I am always elsewhere with friends, and disseminating so much currency, and performing so many things that can spleen a mother.

    Excerpt: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

  • Mother was so proud of me, she said, Alexi-stop-spleening-me!

    Excerpt: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

  • Mother dubs me Alexi-stop-spleening-me!, because I am always spleening her.

    Excerpt: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

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