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'You've done such a good job emptying your beer bottles.'

DEFINITION: v., To imply that person is usually unhelpful when asking for their assistance. n., An unwilling, unproductive and uninhibitedly useless helper.

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Procrastinag

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: pro-CRAHS-ti-nag / ap-a-THEH-tro-pist

Sentence: Maddy procrastinagging drove Thomas to finally confront the fact that he was a apathethropist and he vowed he would get right to reversing it...tomorrow.

Etymology: v: procrati(nate) + nag n: apathy + philanthropist (one who gives unselfishly)

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Berationship

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: birāshənship

Sentence: Since his layoff from the shoe string factory Rodger*s berationship with Judy has beteriorated. His new job seems to be laying on the sofa besmirching the name of Velcro. Her new job is to bewhittle on his already-weakened self-esteem with her sharp tongue.

Etymology: berate: scold or criticize someone angrily + relationship (the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected)

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Coachactive

Created by: hank1234

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I just coachactivated myself - go away!

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Undermimploy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ʌndɚˌmaɪmˈplɔɪ/ /under-mime-ploy/

Sentence: Sometimes you can undermimploy someone into giving enough of a crap to do a decent job, as drill sergeants everywhere will tell you, but most of the time it just makes people annoyed.

Etymology: From undermine + employ

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COMMENTS:

great words this week ErWenn!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:52:00

Thanks. I feel like I'm on some sort of roll, though I wasn't too satisfied with what I came up with today. It looks like it should be pronounced under-mim-ploy. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:09:00

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Assistcant

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/sist/kant

Sentence: Because of family politics and pressures, I had to hire my useless, lazy, out-of-work again cousin as my assistcant.

Etymology: assistant + can't

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Slowth

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: slowth (long o)

Sentence: Hey, stop slowthing around and help me clean up after your mother!

Etymology: slow (not speedy) + sloth (iconically slow or inactive animal)

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Assistcant

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/sist/kant

Sentence: Because of family politics and pressures and because he's out of work again, I had to hire my useless, down on his luck cousin as my assistcant.

Etymology: ASSISTCANT - noun - from ASSISTANT (someone who aids and supplements another) + CAN'T (cannot, like my cousin)

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Slobidle

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Slobb-i-dol

Sentence: When it came to being a slobidle, Jane was convinced that David had a first class degree with honours. The weekends were the worst, he would spend all day eating and drinking beer and would conveniently fall into a stupor when she uttered the words mess and tidy up.

Etymology: Slob(a lazy person, verb,to behave in a slovenly manner) + Idle(avoiding work,lazy) ORIGIN Old English empty, useless = Slobidle

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nice combo - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 15:39:00

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Sluggest

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: slug-jest

Sentence: At first Nan quietly sluggested that Ron may want to get off the couch and help clean the apartment. When he didn't move, she threw him, his skateboard and his 6 pack out the door.

Etymology: suggest: to imply or offer for consideration + slug: a lazy, slothful person

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Nelp

ajnemajrje

Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: Nehlp

Sentence: I asked John to do the dishes and they did not get done. John is a Nelp! John, quit your nelping and get to work!! Do you realise how much of a nelper you are John?

Etymology: a contraction of "no help". A synonym of useless.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-02: 00:13:00
Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen. ~ James