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English citations of recombobulate

  • 1983, Piers Anthony, Night Mare, 1987, Ballantine Books, page 53,
    They never touched living creatures directly, however; contact with warm flesh discombobulated them, and it took them a long time to get recombobulated.
  • 1989, Carol H. Lankton, Stephen R. Lankton, Tales of Enchantment: Goal-Oriented Metaphors for Adults and Children in Therapy, page 50,
    Then he untied himself and got recombobulated and he turned the lights on.
  • 1992, Natty Bumppo Lonely Hearts
    Please allow me to recombobulate you. Your portrait “Oneside of Natty” frightens me as much as Amy’s sketch
  • 2002 April 14, Jeff Westbrook, “The 30% Iron Chef”, Futurama, season 3, episode 22, Fox Broadcasting Company
    Zoidberg: Aw, I’ll never recombobulate this ship!
  • 2003, Marie D. Blair, Tiara of Thorns, page 94,
    It crossed his mind in a flash that he should tell them that Davey was recombobulated after a fashion and decked out for the inevitable one-night stand; but he knew they were too close for such graphical casualness, so he let it pass.
  • 2005, Stephin Merritt, The Paris Review Book Of People With Problems
    You need a little time to recombobulate is all.
  • 2009, Frank S. Robinson, The Case for Rational Optimism, page 7,
    This is because parental genes get recombobulated and blended to produce a child.
  • 2011, Nicole Peeler, Eye Of The Tempest: Jane True Series: Book Four, unnumbered page,
    I was watching the little birdies fly in front of my eyes, so it took me a second to re-combobulate myself.