Talk:monsterise

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See Wiktionary:Requests for verification archive/2011/more#monsterise. - -sche (discuss) 20:12, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

RFV discussion: November 2011–March 2012[edit]

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Possibly not attestable: google books:"monsterise", google groups:"monsterise". If attested, then it should be at least tagged as rare.

Current definitions:

  • To make another into a monster
  • To give another very bad reputation

--Dan Polansky 08:47, 7 November 2011 (UTC)

A quick search on the spelling with a "Z" (google books:"monsterize", google groups:"monsterize") shows 10x and 5.5x more common use, respectively. google scholar:"monsterise" finds one single citation, while google scholar:"monsterize" finds 25 hits. -- HTH, Eiríkr ÚtlendiTala við mig 19:59, 7 November 2011 (UTC)
Majorly attestable dude!Lucifer 01:21, 13 November 2011 (UTC)
One sense RFV-failed, other sense kept. The entry could still use cleanup. - -sche (discuss) 06:44, 18 March 2012 (UTC)