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'Do you really get paid to insult people?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who insults people for a living. v. To get paid to insult your customers.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bar rak o wha ma

Sentence: Julie was a regular Barrackowhama. Her tongue was like a rapier, her wit was sardonic and her retorts were as snide as they were deadly quick. No one ever won a verbal victory over her. Her favourite soda was Spite, her favourite cocktail was a Stinger and she enjoyed holidaying in the Vitriolic Islands. When others were cutting back, she was affronting and her favourite actor was William Hurt. Her abuse knew no boundaries and no one was exempt from her derision. She loved being scurrilious and enjoyed driving her new car, a black Invective. She could vituberate better than any Marine drill sargent and always played offense when she played high school football. Yes, Julie could revile for hours and never tire of the insults she threw around contumely like seeds of grain to the wind. Luckily her new job would allow her to use her skills and be paid well for it. She starts next week with the UN Diplomatic Corps!

Etymology: barrack (laugh at with contempt and derision) & wham (hit hard) & of course Barack Obama (for rhyming fun)


Funny! Great etymology. - Mustang, 2008-06-30: 22:38:00


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Created by: PigeonPigeon




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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sh rood

Sentence: Dawn Rickles was a shrude. Her shrudimentary income came from tossing insults to people who paid a lot to catch them. The more she insulted, the more she got paid. Of course, all this talent was natural for her. Growing up,her favourite novel was Dr.Heckle & Mr.Snide. Her boyfriend, Harry Ast, also had a favouritre novel, the Taming of the Shrude.

Etymology: Shrew (a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman) & Shrewd (marked by practical hardheaded intelligence) & Rude (socially incorrect in behavior;lacking civility or good manners)

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mock-you-pa-tion

Sentence: Mary found an ideal mockyoupation in the medical field as an occupational therapist. She practiced stand up comedy while working with her patients to cheer them up and found that the laughter helped them heal faster. Thus she became known far and wide as an expert in the field of mockyoupational therapy -- the art of adding insult to injury.

Etymology: mock: to insult, tease or ridicule + occupation: line of work, vocation


artr Like it! - artr, 2009-11-09: 06:47:00

A sense of the mockabre...I like it! - Nosila, 2009-11-09: 21:52:00


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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: rick + uhlls + er

Sentence: I've made an excellent living as a rickleser, you stupid moron.

Etymology: see: Don Rickles

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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: don/rik/ls

Sentence: Elaine heard there was an opening for a donrickles at her neighborhood Y. It was in the psychology department three nights a week. All she had to do was show up at the "Who Stole My Self-Esteem" meetings and pretty much be herself. She decided it was perfect for two reasons. One, it was part-time and her nights were free, and two, she always considered herself a "people person."

Etymology: Don Rickles: Became known as an insult comedian by learning to respond to hecklers.


Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-30: 19:52:00


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Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: prO-heck-ler

Sentence: David had a unique job. He is a proheckler, getting paid to go out to clubs heckling anyone that dares go on stage.

Etymology: professional/heckler

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Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: OUTRAGE+ACE

Sentence: The school for baseball umpires hired a full time outrageace to give their students practice taking insults.

Etymology: OUTRAGE+ACE

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: RIK-els-smak

Sentence: Enid was proud that she had earned the nickname "Ricklesmack" for the way she imitated her favorite comedian with sometimes harsh insults aimed at the audience.

Etymology: Blend of 'Rickles' (for Don Rickles the comedian) and 'smack' ...harsh talk OR to slap someone.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: deh mee na jur

Sentence: The demeanager headed up the inhuman resources department.

Etymology: manager demean


good one - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-01: 09:14:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-23: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by an anonymous donor. Thank you for sharing! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-23: 01:39:00
Weeklink is at it again! Read Verbotoweek! A look back at last week's weirdest words and funniest comments. See the Verbotomy Blog.

playdohheart playdohheart - 2007-04-23: 07:09:00
That gentleman bears a striking resemblance to Bruce McCulloch.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-23: 09:35:00
I hope Mr. McCulloch isn't insulted... ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-04-23: 18:17:00
I've often noticed that the verbotoons have striking similarities to famous people. I wonder if the artist uses reference photos...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-23: 22:38:00
As Kurt Vonnegut said of his novels, this artwork is fiction and "All persons living or dead are purely coincidental, and should not be construed." Except of course, for the drawing of Vonnegut himself, which is meant to be who it appears to be. ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-04-24: 00:11:00
Everybody's coincidental? All 12 billion of us? I like the sound of that. And I definitely agree that you shouldn't construe anybody. It's just not nice, even if they are already dead.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-25: 03:20:00
Yes, it's just a bunch of moments which may, or may not be connected... ~ James

Clayton - 2007-05-13: 02:34:00

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-07-01: 06:17:00
CONGRATS! INSULTANT is simple yet effective. I wish i could learn not to use a large word when a diminutive one will do. Economy is everything.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-09: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by wordmeister. Thank you wordmeister. ~ James