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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cc/7ZS5-DWCS] (arguing that disemvoweling "takes the sting out of" abusive comments without censoring them, and also signals community norms).