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'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Habitchual

Created by: queenjane75

Pronunciation: hab-itch-chew-ul

Sentence: Betty didn't know what"patience" or "personal space" meant. She was an office habitchual, who hides behind filing cabinets, under desks, and once in the men's room in order to get attention and her usually crabby point across.

Etymology: habitual+bitch

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COMMENTS:

I think I know her!! lol Good word. - Mustang, 2008-04-12: 00:15:00

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Tarryerist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tar ree er ist

Sentence: "Oh, no!" thought Bernie, "it's Tina the Tarryerist again". She'd stand just inside his door waiting for him almost the moment his phone rang. No matter how long his call, she'd wave to him, mouth words at him, carry on and generally make a nuisance of herself. He'd called her out on this behavior before, but she ignored his wishes and kept on torturing him like this. When he was not on the phone, she was always elsewhere in the building. It was hard to get too mad at her though, since she was only 2 years old...

Etymology: Tarry (loiter, linger) & Terrorist (characteristic of someone who employs terrorism (especially as a political weapon)

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Endotopamaniac

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Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: Endo-topuh-maniac

Sentence: My wife's side of the family are all endotopamaniac.

Etymology: Endo- Within top- Place -maniac- one having a madness or passion for

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Awenshake

Created by: mariangela

Pronunciation:

Sentence: "Who do you think you are, awenshaking me like that? Your lack of planning does not constitute an emergency for me. Go wait your turn!"

Etymology: inspired by shock & awe campaign.

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Clingerlonger

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kling er long er

Sentence: It was obvious to all that Lena liked Leon and became a clingerlonger to him at work. She would not leave his side and this annoyed him no end. He decided to learn another language to express his real feelings to her, as he was too scared to astatres them in English. So he spoke Klingon to the Clingerlonger, as leaving him alone seemed an alien concept to her.

Etymology: Clinger (someone who resists separation) & Linger (remain present) & Longer (a person with a strong desire for something;more time)

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Imposeur

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: im-pose-err

Sentence: Charlene signed up for the imposeurisation workshop because she was tired of not getting the attention she needed. This class was sure to change that. The facilitator had guaranteed that after the workshop she would be able to focus anyone's attention through some sure-fire posturing.

Etymology: impose (to be an inconvenience, especially if done in a physical sense) + poseur (One who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others) + pose (physical arrangement of the body)

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Intervade

Created by: scarletzinc

Pronunciation: In-tuh-r-way-ed

Sentence: Sarah was busy attending a phone call while her cousin constantly kept intervading her.

Etymology: Interrupt-Inter Invade-Vade

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Clamoturbitis

Created by: ttime77

Pronunciation: CLAM-OH-TERB-I-TUSS

Sentence: The woman was very vulnerable and addicted to her spouse thus being diagnosed with clamoturbitis. She was being very needy whenever he was busy.

Etymology: Clam=To cry out. Turb=To disturb -itis=disease or sickness

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Insaneclientism

Created by: sydneychapman

Pronunciation: in-sayn-client-ism

Sentence: the man at work couldn't talk on the phone due to the insaneclientism of the woman.

Etymology: insaneclientism- when a client will do anything it takes to get help they need

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Illoiterate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ill - LOYT - ehr - uht

Sentence: Marjorie was an illoiterate who was beyond obnoxious with her insistence on having the attention of whomever she wanted to engage in conversation.

Etymology: Blend of ill or 'objectionable', and loiter. A play on the word illiterate as well.

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COMMENTS:

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:18:00

Good word, Mustang. I really hate illoiterates who cannot read! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:44:00

great blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:48:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James