One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verbrage-quitted, rage-quits[no object]US
Angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game.‘I tried to play it two different times and wound up rage-quitting both times’‘we almost rage-quit while trying to get a couple of sandwiches and a pasta salad’with object ‘I just about rage-quit that Metro game’
- ‘The more people rage-quit, the better chance I have at winning the race.’
- ‘While I'm right there with the player that rage-quits a session with this game, I'll also be the first to defend it.’
- ‘Though I did find myself rage-quitting a suspiciously high number of times, I still enjoyed Fish Bowl Roll for the most part.’
- ‘Then he hit the fence in front of us and decided to rage-quit the race and ran into the side of my car going into the pit lane.’
- ‘But nothing is more stressful than the time limit options, and you will find yourself on the brink of rage-quitting from the stress.’
- ‘I rage-quit once and chucked the gamepad to the ground twice, and that was relatively early in the game.’
- ‘I think they're going to basically rage-quit computing.’
- ‘But there's one thing guaranteed to make me rage-quit my browser and go looking for cute kitty pictures instead.’
- ‘I'd rage-quit this show if I didn't have a professional obligation to watch the entire episode.’
- ‘These games can be hard on initial playthroughs but they're so well-designed that it's really tough to rage-quit at them.’
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