Verboticism: Appropirate

Appropirate

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Definition: v. To copy and share an idea, thing, or person because you think that it's so wonderful that everyone should have one. n. An open source clone.

Pronunciation: ap-pro-pirate

Sentence: Fred would appropirate anything he found on the internet to use and share with his social network friends. He would download and copy apps, music, documents, photos and even books. Unfortunately, he ran into real trouble when he shared an app he had pirated with the person who created it.

Etymology: app:software applications used on mobile electronics such as iphones or tablets; appropriate: to take or obtain; pirate: one who steals and plunders - to copy and distribute software without permission

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