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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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Hovercopter

Created by: KJHowerter

Pronunciation: Huh-Ver-Cop-Ter

Sentence: "Cindy stop being such a hovercopter! I seriously can't focus with you clogging up my airspace."

Etymology: Hover: n. to remain suspended over a place or object Copter: n. see "helicopter"

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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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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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Attentaholic

Created by: Jessalynne

Pronunciation: ah-tent-a-haulic

Sentence: My best friend is an attentacholic, she craves attention and needs someone to notice her 24/7.

Etymology: noun-a person that requires an undivided attention 2. person that is addicted to attention

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Spaceinvade

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: space+invade

Sentence: I had to spaceinvade him to get his attention again.

Etymology: space+invade

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Persnoy

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: per-snoi

Sentence: Would you please, Helen, for Heaven's sake, please stop trying to persnoy me to death? Your neediness and attention getting is getting in the way of my enjoying life!

Etymology: per, from perservere; annoy

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COMMENTS:

Interesting word. Don't know why, but your word brings to mind the controversial book, by Philip Roth, later made into film, "Portnoy's Complaint!" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 03:00:00

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Mesurp

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: me/zurp

Sentence: Self centred Betty always mesurps who ever she can, whenever she can, even when they are busily engaged in important activities. She is a career mesurper.

Etymology: me (because it's always about me, look at me, listen to me, me, me, me, me) + usurp (encroach, butt in, take over, commandeer)

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COMMENTS:

Met many like her, unfortunately! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:47:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:32:00

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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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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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Ultraturbian

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: all-tra-turb-e-an

Sentence: At Stewbrine High School Janie was known as an ultraturbian because of her constant annoyances. Whenever her best friend texted during a sleepover Janie would begin to yell and throw things at her to get her attention.

Etymology: ultra-beyond, exceedingly, turb-to disturb

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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

'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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