- the overbuilding of shopping malls in a region: the malling of America.
- the practice of frequenting malls to socialize or shop.
Origin of malling
First recorded in 1975–80
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Mrs. Malling fumbled her glasses out of her pocket and adjusted them on her nose.
Mrs. Malling loved her kitchen better than any part of the house.
“Some one from Lakeville, I expect,” said Mrs. Malling, making a guess.
Mrs. Malling hugged herself, and again began to rock slowly.
Oh, my dear,” exclaimed Mrs. Malling, “how you did startle me.