Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Thu Dec 9 09:17:49 UTC 2010

Paul Frank wrote:

> A new adjective: WikiLeakable. Or wikileakable.

The print Guardian this morning has the verb in a letter ("Those who've
been WikiLeaked may not exactly confirm the latter") and the corresponding
adjective has been used several times in online reports, though I haven't
yet seen it in the print edition ("Akhbar newspaper has an Arab world
exclusive by getting its hands on a sizeable selection of Wikileaked state
department cables from across the region"--3 Dec)

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words

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