malling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mall +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

malling (uncountable)

  1. The transformation of a district by building shopping malls.
    • 2008 May 17, Andrew E. Kramer, “In Siberia, Shopping Malls Are Sprouting All Over”, New York Times:
      The malling of Siberia is transforming the drab gray landscape on the outskirts of these cities into a tableau of Day-Glo green and purple outlets, and providing a slim ray of hope to retailers whose business is lagging elsewhere.