verb clipping
to shorten by omitting letters
This word is used in place of abbreviation usually by people who abbreviate too much. It tends to be used in a somewhat comical fashion most often by someone describing their tendency to abbreviate things.
Etymology : From abbreviation. Abbrev (iation).
Source : November 2011. Conversation from a friend who enjoys abbreviating everything. “You know, I just like to abbrev’ everything.”
Last modified: 5 December 2011