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ragequit (1)

verb; compounding Compound composed of the free roots 'rage' and 'quit'
To leave a room in anger
 
This term is used to describe the exit of an individual after something has occurred to cause that individual to become angry. It was used originally by “gamers” or individuals who partake in playing video games frequently, but is now used in a variety of communities. 'Ragequit' is both the present and past tense form of the phrase.
Etymology : Derived from 'rage' + 'quit'
Source : Interlocutor 1: (Pausing a video game) “Hey, where did Steve go?” Interlocutor 2: “Oh, he ragequit about twenty minutes ago. He wasn’t happy when he lost that round of Halo.” (Duncan College, September 2009)
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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