Vote for the best verboticism.

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

Create | Read

Verboticisms

Click on each verboticism to read the sentences created by the Verbotomy writers, and to see your voting options...

You have two votes. Click on the words to read the details, then vote your favorite.

Manualphilism

Created by: sunny

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Manualphilism is incurable without detailed directions.

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Cheechburnout

Created by: queeny

Pronunciation: Cheech-burn-out

Sentence: Chong burn out is way badder. You end up munching on the pencils like way before you sharpen them. Whoa,coulda been a prob.

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Instrucsecure

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: in-STRUC-sec-YOUR

Sentence: Robert knew exactly how to use the soldering gun, but every time he tried to use it he found himself instrucsecure, glancing at the manual again and again.

Etymology: Instructions and insecure

Vote For | Comments and Points

Angrivation

Created by: rampantidiocy

Pronunciation:

Sentence: He was overcome by angrivation after purchasing User's Manuals For Dummies.

Etymology: Ian Temchin created this word in New Jersey in 2004 as a combination of anger and aggrivation so commonly associated with reading product documentation and warranties.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Manualmania

Created by: mgood

Pronunciation: man-u-al-ma-ni-a

Sentence: Man, he has a really bad case of manualmania!

Etymology: combined manual with mania

Vote For | Comments and Points

Hindirectional

Created by: PolishedAmethyst

Pronunciation:

Sentence: He arrived home with his new game system and was up all night because he is hindirectional when it comes to anything electronic. I'm sure he is still sitting there with the manual.

Etymology: Hinder + direction (al)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Documentardation

Created by: hugeredbear

Pronunciation: dok-u-ment-ard-a-shun

Sentence: A simple oversight by IKEA (an extra bag of bolts,) and Bob never fully recovered from the documentardation.

Etymology: documentation + retardation

Vote For | Comments and Points

Pulsosity

rilstix

Created by: rilstix

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Manualoticulus

Created by: leaffan001

Pronunciation: man-u-ol-tick-ul-us

Sentence: Wanting to know everything.

Etymology: From the english word manual.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Humible

Created by: scaredboy617

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...