Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Slang word of the day: gaslight

Today's slang word of the day is gaslight. Click here to vote on usage, vulgarity, etc.

gaslight

verb - transitive

  • to slowly and methodically psychologically manipulate a person, with the goal of driving them insane.
    To celebrate major events in each other's lives, one of the traditions within the department was to gaslight a colleague.

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-- Walter (waltergr@aol.com)

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