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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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Yousless

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: u sless

Sentence: When she came home from a hard day at work, Sylvia, was upset to find her boyfriend, Kermit, had not only done her honey-do list, but had passed out on the couch, surrounded by 8 of his green glass bottled friends. She shouted at him that he put the you in yousless. She turfed him since he was neither functional nor decorative to keep around the house anymore.

Etymology: You (refers to the person addressed) & Useless (having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully)

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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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Factnotum

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: fak-NO-tum

Sentence: Jeremy moved into his sister's basement will all sorts of earnest promises to help around the house, but, after a mere three days, he showed himself for what he truly was...a factnotum. No dishes, no garbage, no laundry, no dog-walking--facts that Melissa took to noting sarcastically each day as she waded through Jeremy's detritus in the living room.

Etymology: Factotum: A person employed to to a variety of jobs, combined with "no"

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Slackassassist

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: slak-ass-uh-sist

Sentence: Because he was such a seasoned slackassassister she refused to give in this time and bought a supply of paper plates, plastic cups and utensils all because of the dishwasher emptying incident.

Etymology: slack + ass + assist

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Lemonaide

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: lem un AYD

Sentence: The kindergarten teacher, Ms. Loving, was hoping that her new teacher assistant, Eve, would be as energetic as her previous one had been. Instead, Eve was lazy, had no initiative, and proved be more of a lemonaide. Ms. Loving took to calling her Eve Aide behind her back, because that's what Eve did every time there was a bulletin board to be made or shapes to be cut.

Etymology: lemon (something that is unreliable or doesn't work; a disappointment) + aide (helper)

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Lazycuse

Created by: radiogirl

Pronunciation: LEIZI/kju:z

Sentence: She went on lazycusing me all summer. I don't get it, why does a Cristmas tree in the flat bother her so much?

Etymology: lazy + accuse

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COMMENTS:

Batavier Cuse... I thought it would be from excuse. :) - Batavier, 2007-10-05: 10:23:00

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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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Lackydaisical

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: lack-ee-day-zik-ul

Sentence: he knew by now that whenever 'so you think you can dance' was on, she was going to be very lackydaisical

Etymology: lacky, lackadaisical

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lovely! - galwaywegian, 2007-10-05: 07:16:00

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Slothazy

Created by: fourgirls

Pronunciation: sloth azee

Sentence: Craig has just been slothazy these last few times my computer needed fixing.

Etymology: sloth and lazy

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Alserbeen

Created by: lalaland

Pronunciation: All-ser-been

Sentence: Last night when i asked my daughter to help clean up the kitchen, she was very alserbeen. Turns out she was on verbotomy creating new words.

Etymology: This word has come from 1840's. It was created by one of own founding fathers. Tomhas Jefferson.

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Assholistance

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hoe liss tants

Sentence: She would have asked him for assholistance after her accident, but she was in a hurry, and she still had the partial use of one arm.

Etymology: assistance, asswhole.

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Noughty

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Nought-tee

Sentence: Sid's noughtiness left Kelly wondering whether she'd kissed the wrong toad.

Etymology: Nought - Nothing.

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COMMENTS:

Well, it was news to me! - wordslikevenom, 2011-06-17: 06:37:00

Wow! Super alchololicbrainfade day. - wordslikevenom, 2011-06-17: 06:47:00

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Vegesapiens

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: veh-jeh-say-pee-ens

Sentence:

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Bumplore

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: bum-plore

Sentence: I bumplored for his slothsistance, but all I received was a guttural belch.

Etymology: bum, implore

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Disbeerchanted

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: dis-beer-chan-ted

Sentence: Ray was so disbeerchanted with Liz's demands that he couldn't move.

Etymology: Added beer in the middle of disenchanted after taking off the 'en' using only dis and chanted with beer in the middle- Disappointed or disillusioned and doesn't care because the beer has numbed that part of your brain.

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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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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 (the game won't let me put in the apostrophe however)

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Excellent. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:10:00

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Intelnuffer

Created by: Leoflamma

Pronunciation:

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Bratvery

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /brætvəri/

Sentence: * vb. (To bratver) That afternoon, Diana bratvered to her boyfriend:- "Now that you've done such a good job filling up your stomach, you should consider going to the supermarket and filling up the fridge!!" * n. (Bratvery) When she saw him pleasantly resting on the couch, she couldn't help thinking he was a complete spoiled bratvery...

Etymology: BRATVERY. Vb. n. From Brat (a child, especially a spoiled or ill-mannered one) + Bravery (the condition or quality of being brave; courage)

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Slothargic

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sloth-AR-jik

Sentence: If John was any more slothargic he would require dusting. His girlfriend had gotten into the habit of selecting his cloths for him so that he would match the color scheme of the couch pillows.

Etymology: sloth (reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness) + lethargic (affected by lethargy; sluggish and apathetic)

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COMMENTS:

Like it! - TJayzz, 2008-09-05: 13:19:00

very descriptive - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 13:35:00

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-08: 19:39:00

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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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Dysalacrite

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: dis-a-lak-rite

Sentence: Despite Roxie's hinderantic tirades, Bob remained an uninhibited dysalacrite, and an alcomatose couchroach.

Etymology: Dysalacrity: antonym of alacrity: state of ready, willing and eager to act & -ite: one connected with. Verbal form: dysalacriate.

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nice one - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:54:00

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Knowyoudont

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: know + you + don't

Sentence: I hate to knowyoudont you, but you've never been helpful before so I have no expectation of assistance with taking this splinter out of my toe.

Etymology: I know you don't.

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Complimalign

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: comp - luh - muh - lyn

Sentence: Marjorie was always frustrated with Brad because of his refusal to look for a job and she took every opportunity to complimalign him when she asked for help with a task.

Etymology: Blend of compliment and malign

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Malsamaritan

Created by: mitchdb

Pronunciation: mahl-s&-'mer-&-t&n

Sentence: Hundreds of speeding motorists buzzed by the stranded woman; none of those malsamaritans even bothered to slow down to see if she needed help.

Etymology: Mal (bad) + samaritan

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Futilaide

Created by: Filthy

Pronunciation: \ˈfyü-təl-\ˈād\

Sentence: Glenn was such a FUTILAIDE that when he did get around to taking the trash out of the apartment, he only bothered to set it on the balcony.

Etymology: FUTILE + AIDE (a person who helps a more skilled person)= FUTILAIDE

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Procrastinaider

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/crass/tin/aid/ur

Sentence: Jim was a procrastinaider, full of good intentions but unable to get anything done.

Etymology: procrastinator (someone who dawdles, defers) + aide

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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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Lesgreeant

Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: less-gree-ant

Sentence: What a lessgreeant individual

Etymology: it sounds good

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Prepublican

Created by: trmccoy

Pronunciation:

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Disrequest

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dis-ri-kwest

Sentence: Jane's boyfriend isn't the best at helping around the house. In fact, her pet name for him is Sloth. Her disrequest for help most often includes a dig that is designed to shame him into action. It rarely works.

Etymology: disrespect/dis (regard or treat with contempt or rudeness) + request (the act of asking for something to be given or done)

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Mehsistant

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: meh cyst ant

Sentence: "Now look, just hold the thing still while I cut through this..." !@#$$%!!!! Joey was the worst partner to have in any project around the house. Not only was his inattention almost legendary, he usually managed to make even simple tasks end in disaster. He was the quintessential Mehsistant.

Etymology: Meh - an expression of indifference. Mess - disorder created by those afflicted with indifference. Assistant - essential accessory for those afflicted.

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Nocomodator

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no kom o dator

Sentence: Aiden had not yet found his purpose in life. While he awaited destiny, he watched TV all day long, drank the house dry and ate everything in the fridge. His girlfriend, Bet, worked full-time, went to school, bought the food and drink and cleaned the house. Finally fed up with the nocomodator known as her boyfriend Aiden, she gave him an ultimatum. Either get a job and contribute to their finances or stay home and do all the housework and shopping or get out. Aiden searched his soul and got himself a real job, paying great money. The thoughts of his mastering homemaker mode was overwhelming. Now he could Aiden a Bet!

Etymology: No (negative; not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Accomodator (someone who performs a service or does a favor)

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Hindolent

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: HIN-d'uh-lent

Sentence: The haunty spectre of Bob's growing ignavia, convinced Roxie's that he was rapidly turning into a hopeless hindolent like his father.

Etymology: HINDER: to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in; hamper; impede; to be an obstacle or impediment & INDOLENT:Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; easygoing; layback

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fantastic - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 13:31:00

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Dallyhintask

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dally-hint-ask

Sentence: Bruno was tired of his mother dallyhintasking, but he was too apathetic to get off the couch. He was a solicishirk, and many had insinulazed that he was incompethindrance.

Etymology: dally + hint + ask + task

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Procrastinaide

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/kras/tin/aid

Sentence: Jim was a procrastinaide, full of good intentions but unable to get anything done.

Etymology: procrastinate (dawdle, defer) + aide

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COMMENTS:

i love that word! - pungineer, 2007-10-19: 15:05:00

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Unhelper

Batavier

Created by: Batavier

Pronunciation: UN-HELP-UR

Sentence: Jack was still sitting behind his game console, playing games. His mother, who had asked him to do the dishes several times before, shouted at him: "Jack! You big unhelper! Get your behind in the kitchen. NOW!"

Etymology: Un (denial) + Helper

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Nice and simple. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:10:00

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Couchslouch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: cowtch-slouch

Sentence: Jeremy rarely lifted a finger to help with anything or to fend for himself, and made no effort to suggest that he was anything but a dedicated couchslouch.

Etymology: Blend of 'couch' (divan or sofa) and 'slouch' (n. one that is unimpressive; especially: a lazy or incompetent person)

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Coachactive

Created by: hank1234

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I just coachactivated myself - go away!

Etymology:

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Hindraide

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: hin-drayed

Sentence: Despite an excellent pay packet, the hindraide avoided all tasks that involved raising his heart rate.

Etymology: hindrance + aide

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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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Hessistant

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: hehs-SIHS-tuhnt

Sentence: Alex's lovely young tutor proved to be a mere hessistant, cancelling their sessions as soon as he mentioned that they'd be by candlelight.

Etymology: hesitant + assistant

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Coucho

Created by: bigdude1o1

Pronunciation:

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Goferloafer

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gōfərlōfər

Sentence: When Harry hired his nephew as an office assistant, he thought he would get some much-needed help. What he got was a goferloafer. Where Harry saw somebody to run errands, the nephew saw the insides of his eyelids.

Etymology: gofer (a person who runs errands) + loafer (a person who idles time away)

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Slelper

Created by: Inniscor

Pronunciation: slel-per

Sentence: "George, I asked you to give me a hand with this but you're just sitting there. You such a slelper!"

Etymology: sl(ack)+ (h)elper

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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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Slappinghand

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Slappinghand - sla'pin'hand

Sentence: rather than being a helping hand, edward was known as a slappinghand by most of his friends as his idea of "help" usually ended in disaster.

Etymology: A play on the phrase "Helping hand". Rather than being helpful the aide received from this person usually ends with others cleaning the mess

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Supineman

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SOO - pin - man

Sentence: Sprawled on the sofa and unconscious to the world about him, supineman George was once again a non contributor to the days happenings.

Etymology: Supine, laying down, + man

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Lieabilletaunt

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: lie-uh-BILL-uht-ont

Sentence: Sally tried to LIEABILLETAUNT Oscar into getting off his chromium sofa and helping her compose a winning sentence to submit to Verbotomy, but he chose to lie around in a semi-catatonic state and dream of imaginary guitar notes that would irritate...his irritatingly overproductive girlfriend Camouflossie. No amount of LIEABILLETAUNTING could make Oscar expend even a single erg of his preciously guarded energy...if he ever HAD any.

Etymology: LIE+ABILITY+BILLET+LIABILITY+TAUNT=LIEABILLETAUNT......... LIE: to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position : be prostrate on someone’s couch-Middle English, from Old English licgan; akin to Old High German ligen to lie, Latin lectus bed, Greek lechos..... Ability: the quality or state of being able yet reluctant-Middle English abilite, from Anglo-French, from Latin habilitat-, habilitas, from habilis apt, skillful..... Billet: an official order directing that a slacker be provided with board and lodging (as in a private home)- Middle English bylet, from Anglo-French billette, diminutive of bille bill..... Liability: one that acts as a disadvantage to all..... Taunt: a sarcastic challenge or insult

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx http://www.shibumi.org/eoti.htm - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 11:51:00

can't argue with such a persuasive etymology - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 15:39:00

metrohumanx Thanx, Jwock...I guess i did get carried away. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 23:08:00

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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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Slugtuse

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: sluhg-toos

Sentence: Ken was a slugtuse person, even unwilling to help carry his weekly supply of pork rinds into the house.

Etymology: slug + obtuse

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funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:53:00

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Nosistant

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tant

Sentence: When Gayle had married Larry, he had been all flowers and candy, willing to do whatever to please and help her around the home. Fivew years and two children later,apparently the honeymoon is over, because he is now her nosistant. All he seems capable of doing is drinking, sleeping and not clearing up after himself. Larry better watch out, as Gayle is going to figure out how to get a refund on him. She lost a husband and gained another child somewhere along the way.

Etymology: No (negative, not) & Assistant (helper, aide)

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Deadwaitist

polopony

Created by: polopony

Pronunciation: dead + wait + ist

Sentence: Josh was such a deadwaitist that Sheila knew he would procrastinate permanently rather than perform any task.

Etymology: Dead (non functional) Wait (procrastinate) -Ist (individual)

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Delumpicant

Created by: Daneslarue

Pronunciation: Dee - Lump - E- Cant

Sentence: He is such a delumpicant! I can't get him to do anything!

Etymology: Lump - Useless, lazy "I can't" - not willing to do any chores

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Waspacious

darknightess

Created by: darknightess

Pronunciation: wais-pay-cee-us

Sentence: You are so waspacious; you never help with diaper duty!

Etymology: From the phrase "a waste of space".

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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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Slackey

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: 'slak ee

Sentence: Rhonda sure knew how to pick 'em! Another boyfriend who was a useless slackey , who could barely lift a finger to helm himself, let alone Rhonda, with the exception a lifting a beer to his lips!

Etymology: slacker (shirker, loafer, lazybones, bum) + lackey (servant, footman, man/gal Friday)

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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