Sunday, 12 June 2011
I bring you a new verb
de·troit[ di troit ] (past and past participle de·troited, present participle de· troiting, 3rd person present singular de·troits)
1: transitive verb: to devastate a city or region by allowing it to be swamped by blacks.
“Crime, violence and general societal collapse have occurred since they detroited the neighbourhood”
2: transitive verb: to degrade an advanced society to its previous primitive or natural state
"The city has detroited to a jungle"
3: intransitive verb: the condition of living in an environment that has been detroited
"the remaining citizens have been detroiting since the advent of white flight”
Synonyms: tear down, pull down, destroy, wipe out, demolish, devastate, raze, ruin
Antonyms: build, civilize, enhance, develop
Also Detroit discount.
An item acquired without paying for it whether through normal shoplifting or a consequence of de(t) riot.