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engineerize

verb; derivation
to make a person more like an engineer student (of Hong Kong universities), which has stereotypes of being lazy and mischievous. Derivation of verb from a noun "engineer" by adding the verb-forming suffix "-ize" meaning "become like". It may also be formed by an analogy with words like "Americanize".
 
I have successfully engineerized Peter.
Etymology : Derivation of verb from a noun "engineer" by adding the verb-forming suffix "-ize" meaning "become like". It may also be formed by an analogy with words like "Americanize".
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Last modified: 10 June 2008


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