marmelise

vb
British
to destroy, utterly defeat. This invented word, suggesting, like spifflicate, some unspecified but comprehensive punish-ment, is probably a children's invention, perhaps based on marmalade. It has been used by adults for comic effect, particularly on radio and television (by Ken Dodd's 'Diddymen' and the script-writers of Coronation Street among oth-ers).
► I'll marmalize you!

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • marmelise — (Brit.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelised — marmelise (Brit.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelises — marmelise (Brit.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelising — marmelise (Brit.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelize — (Amer.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelized — marmelize (Amer.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelizes — marmelize (Amer.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marmelizing — marmelize (Amer.) v. defeat or thrash a person heavily; destroy someone (also marmelise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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