- Definition: suggesting a general sense of reject
- Portmanteau: refute + repudiate
- Malapropism: repudiate?
Source: OUP USA 2010 Word of the Year: Refudiate
The word gained national attention when Sarah Palin used it from her Twitter account, saying "Ground Zero Mosque supporters: doesn't it stab you in the heart, as it does ours throughout the heartland? Peaceful Muslims, pls refudiate"
Because of it's popularity it was named Oxford American Dictionary's 2010 Word of the Year.