- Legendre was a famous mathematician, known for his work in polynomials. His only known portrait is a horrible sketch left unfinished. “I totally got Legendre’d for the yearbook photos.”

## Legendre'd

zero derivation; verb

Legendre was a famous mathematician, known for his work in polynomials. His only known portrait is a horrible sketch left unfinished. “I totally got Legendre’d for the yearbook photos.”

Etymology : This is a widening of the name of a famous person, used to describe his unfortunate fate of having one terrible picture of him remaining.

Source : A friend was complaining about how she got Legendre’d in every photo taken during a night out.

Last modified: 2 December 2017