Definition: To suffer because of heat.

Sample usage: “Can you crack a window? It’s like a bloody sauna in this car, and I’m absolutely mafted.”

Popularity: The word is British, as you may have guessed; they have the most words for being uncomfortable. That aside, one person’s “mafted” is another person’s “freezing,” and, in all likelihood, those two people are married.

 

JAMES LILEKS

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