disemvowel


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disemvowel

(ˌdɪsɪmˈvaʊəl)
vb
(Linguistics) (tr) informal to remove the vowels from (a word in a text message, email, etc) in order to abbreviate it
[C21: from disem(bowel) + vowel]
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In language, those who disemvowel tend to omit letters when they send a text message on their mobile phone.