mummify mummify  /ˈmə mə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) preserve while making lifeless
  2. (v) remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it
  3. (v) dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was such a vision of immortality that led the Egyptians to mummify bodies and stock tombs with worldly belongings.
  2. Not all young British artists mummify sharks, put their unmade beds on display or trot round the celebrity circuit.
  3. They steal your bread, feed you soup, mummify you in packing tape, give you a quick shampoo.

News

  1. Great Amazing Race brings adults, children together for physical activity

    One thing kept Jocelyn Wheeler going June 30 as she sped to hop through laundry baskets, mummify her teammate in cloth and haul that teammate on her shoulders through a mile-long stretch.        
    on July 28, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Great Amazing Race brings adults and children together for activity

    One thing kept Jocelyn Wheeler going June 30 as she sped to hop through laundry baskets, mummify her teammate in cloth and haul that teammate on her shoulders through a mile-long stretch.        
    on July 28, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

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