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Vexing Or Reasonable? What Does “Meghan Markle” Mean In Modern Slang?

Date May 6, 2019

The members of the British royal family have always been surrounded by rumors and gossip. Eventually, Meghan Markle couldn’t avoid this either.

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Although the former American actress has been Duchess for a little less than a year, she has already managed to become infamously popular. Journalists and tabloids have repeatedly mentioned her complex character, difficult relations with her father and other relatives, as well as staff who left the palace.

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It turns out that Meghan’s name was even included in the Urban Dictionary. The portal suggests using it as a synonym for the word "ghosting." This term means stopping communicating with people when they cease to be useful to you.

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The portal also gave examples of the new verb "Meghan Markle":

Do not Meghan Markle me when your movie comes out!

She did a Meghan Markle on her friends as soon as she became famous.

She Meghan Markled her sisters from the Bronx.

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Users of social networks reacted ambiguously. Some laughed at the new verb and found it fair, while others defended the Duchess.

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What do you think about this neologism? Is it fair to use Meghan’s name in this context? Share your opinions in the comments!