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Reptpop

Created by: 751294

Pronunciation: rept-pop

Sentence: She wouldn't stop reptpopping me.

Etymology: rept- creep pop- people

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Egosquito

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: eg-goh-SKEE-toh

Sentence: Roxie was so disruptive in the office that her workmates presented her with the "Egosqito" award for her egocentric habit of demanding their total attention by buzzing about, hovering around, and driving them crazy like a self-obssessed mosquito. At her looming Bob, at times, even recited a poem called "Mosquito", which he had written in his youth. It went like this: "Malicious mien, Buzzing, whining, biting: Summer's toxic arrow." She was, of course, not very amused!

Etymology: EGO: "i" (cognate with OE ic, I) The "i" or self of any person & MOSQUITO: any of numerous two-winged insects of the family Culicidae, the females of which suck the blood of animals and humans, some species transmitting certain diseases, as malaria and yellow fever. And, in the last couple of decades, new varieties of the diseases (in Australia) such as Murray River Encephalitis, Ross River Fever,. etc.

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COMMENTS:

very apt - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:11:00

Good one, bob...talk about a buzzword! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:46:00

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Focusurper

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: foe-cus-err-per

Sentence: half way through my phone call my work cooleague focusurped me.

Etymology: focus, usurper

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Corpuspress

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: Corp us press

Sentence: She corpuspressed her friend to death.

Etymology: Corpus- body press- to press against

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Attentaphobia

Created by: taylorhuewe

Pronunciation: Attent a phobia

Sentence: The girl had attentaphobia when she couldnt get her friends attention.

Etymology: phobia- fear

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Imperatwit

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: im/pare/uh/twit

Sentence: On the office behavior continuum, Jocelyn's behavior surpassed "high maintenance cling-on" and settled somewhere around "imperatwit".

Etymology: imperative + twit (v: to taunt or tease; n: a fool)

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COMMENTS:

I bet she has a high giggley voice too - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:13:00

Sounds good to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:51:00

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Harrasex

Created by: samikhalid

Pronunciation: her-as-ex

Sentence: she hassasexed me during work.

Etymology: harrasex- annoying someone for certain reasons

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Bracenvader

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Bray-s/zen-vay-dah

Sentence: Jason felt his frown tightening as he tried desperately to ignore the woman tugging at his arm and looking over his shoulder while he was on the phone. He had always known his colleague to be a hoverdraft but this was getting ridiculous, he was almost falling off his chair. Dammit, now he'd have to pay attention to the bracenvader, and that was what he always tried to avoid. She was, however, starting to look somewhat manic - what fresh melodramantics would she come up with now?

Etymology: Brazen - impudent, rude or audacious; Brace - (informal) to solicit; Brace - support or preparedness, as in to 'brace oneself' against the invasion of personal space and the demands Bracenvaders make on you; Invader - one who invades or enters where they are not allowed, wanted or welcome; SpaceInvader - from the early computer game with invading hordes of aliens, also being someone who invades your personal space habitually and engenders discomfort and social awkwardness by doing so. Also hoverdraft (hover + draft) and melodramantics (melodrama + antics)

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COMMENTS:

Admirable! - splendiction, 2009-05-19: 22:26:00

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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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Attentivator

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: At - ent - ee - vay - tor

Sentence: That woman is such an attentivator, someone ought to tell her!!!

Etymology: Attentivator - STOP!! Look at me Im here, cant you see me??

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COMMENTS:

Good word TJayzz, but it's not clear from your Etymology how you came up with this word. - Tigger, 2008-04-12: 11:34:00

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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

'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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