[roo-uh-neyt]Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
- to ruin.
Origin of ruinate
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Examples from the Web for ruinate
So Theobald, in accordance with the rime, read for ruinate of the folio.
The house, save for the actual fabric of it, had become rather dilapidated and ruinate.The History of Sir Richard Calmady