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Ruserude

Created by: balku4

Pronunciation: roo-se-raod

Sentence: dont be ruserude

Etymology: rude

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Intervade

Created by: scarletzinc

Pronunciation: In-tuh-r-way-ed

Sentence: Sarah was busy attending a phone call while her cousin constantly kept intervading her.

Etymology: Interrupt-Inter Invade-Vade

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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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Foistaid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foistād

Sentence: When her boss is ready to implement what she deems an ill-advised policy, Joan administers foistaid. She will plant herself in the exec’s office until her views are heard.

Etymology: foist (impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on) + aid (a person or thing that is a source of help or assistance)

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COMMENTS:

Foist she's a jolly good fellow... - Nosila, 2010-06-17: 23:43:00

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Smotherlover

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: smuthr-luvr

Sentence: Andrea was an annoying smotherlover, believing that by dominating the time and attention of others she was giving them her affection, not realizing she was being extremely annoying.

Etymology: Blend of smother and lover

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COMMENTS:

It's also what you call someone who loves the Smothers Brothers! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:11:00

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Insaneclientism

Created by: sydneychapman

Pronunciation: in-sayn-client-ism

Sentence: the man at work couldn't talk on the phone due to the insaneclientism of the woman.

Etymology: insaneclientism- when a client will do anything it takes to get help they need

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Hovertend

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: huv-er-tend

Sentence: Interaction between members of the Johnson household was sparse. Spencer, who was 6 years old, usually would be off playing with his toys or running around outside with his friends, but whenever his mother or father reached for the phone, like a sixth sense, he would somehow migrate to the area and begin to hovertend until his parents would get fed up and yell at him to leave. Janet tried to get her husband to pay attention to her by hovertending in front of the football game on TV topless while he moved from side to side to see better. Even Noodles the cat would get into the act. Noodles would usually hide or be out of the way of anyone, unless it wanted food. In that case, if would plop down right in front of the TV set or on top of the newspaper while you were reading it until you fed it.

Etymology: hover, to keep lingering about; wait near at hand + tend, To apply one's attention

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Clingerlonger

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kling er long er

Sentence: It was obvious to all that Lena liked Leon and became a clingerlonger to him at work. She would not leave his side and this annoyed him no end. He decided to learn another language to express his real feelings to her, as he was too scared to astatres them in English. So he spoke Klingon to the Clingerlonger, as leaving him alone seemed an alien concept to her.

Etymology: Clinger (someone who resists separation) & Linger (remain present) & Longer (a person with a strong desire for something;more time)

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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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Behovering

Created by: EBalser

Pronunciation: bee-hover-ing

Sentence: The girl was behoving the busy working man and he could not concentrate.

Etymology: be-all around hover-To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air ing-making it a verb

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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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