misery a verb ?

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I've heard several times people use the noun "misery" as a verb as in "You've been miserying me". I've also came across the phrasal verb "to misery up", which meaning I'm not sure of. Would it be a neologism? I've been looking it up in dictionaries and there's not a single defenition of "misery" as a verb.
 
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I've never heard it used as a verb. The examples you give sound completely wrong to me.
 

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I've been looking it up in dictionaries and there's not a single defenition of "misery" as verb.
That should tell you something.
 

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I've heard several times people use the noun "misery" as a verb as in "You've been miserying me". I've also came across the phrasal verb "to misery up", which meaning I'm not sure of. Would it be a neologism? I've been looking it up in dictionaries and there's not a single defenition of "misery" as a verb.

Next time you hear one of those people say "You've been miserying me", I suggest you point out to them that it is not a verb and that what they have said is completely incorrect in English. I would like to know who these people are.

Where did you come across "to misery up"? Please send us a link.
 
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