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1. To kill many people or cause a large amount of destruction in a manner similar to the fictional character Rambo (who is known for amassing a large body count in his films). I don't like the thought of our kids playing video games in which you Ramboize countless people with assault rifles and rocket launchers.
2. To cause someone to be inclined to shoot and kill people, or to glorify that behavior; to make someone behave or think like Rambo. The government pumps an absurd amount of military propaganda into the film industry in order to Ramboize the youth of the nation.
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tv. to (figuratively) annihilate someone or something; to harm someone or something. (Collegiate. From the powerful film character Rambo.) The students ramboed the cafeteria, and the cops were called.


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