budnamed

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budnamed

  1. (India, nonce word) Given a bad reputation.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, Plain Tales from the Hills
      This Devil thing will end in getting me budnamed, and you know I've lived on lemon-squashes and gone to bed at ten for weeks past.
    • 1939, Victor Bayley, Indian artifex
      My signaller retired hurt after being budnamed by yours, so we have no coherent news.