defunct » defunked

Variant(s):  defunk

Classification: English – final d/t-deletion

Spotted in the wild:

  • On Saturday Eden will be having a tribute to the recently defunked club Soundgarden. (Taipei Times, Aug 26, 2005)
  • And please let me thank you for your efforts in your hatemongering Bush Bashing for your defunked party of fanatical leftists. (alt.books.tom-clancy, Sep 8, 2005)
  • I suspect that you take DEC being defunked much more personally than I do. (alt.folklore.computers, Sep 12, 2005)
  • The relationship between Eric and James went defunk. (link)
  • Timo Ellis and Sean Lennon were featured guests on Butter 08’s self titled release on the now defunked Beastie Boy’s Grand Royal Records. (link)
  • I think TRL is now defunk. Defunked by the accountants (the new COO’s and CEO’s) who read a balance sheet and only see a cost and have no imagination of the potential gain. ( forum, Sep 1, 2003)

Analyzed or reported by:

  • Bill Findlay (e-mail of September 21, 2005)

The “final t/d deletion” label only applies to the not uncommon variant _defunk_.

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/09/21 |

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