twimmolation

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of Twitter and immolation.

Noun[edit]

twimmolation (plural twimmolations)

  1. (neologism, Internet) The act of damaging one's reputation through an offensive or otherwise inadvisable Twitter post.
    • 2011, Allie Townsend, "The Top 10 Everything of 2011", Time, 7 December 2011:
      No, Weiner is not the first person to be taken down by twimmolation, nor will he be the last.

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