Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Word of the Day


Function: verb
Etymology: short for vampire

To practice seductive wiles on; to act like a vamp.

"But Lestrange's 'love' fails to cure Mircalla, and she is soon back to vamping her fellow-students with renewed sexual vigor: willing maidens continue to fall ecstatically under her kiss."

— Harry M. Benshoff, Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film

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