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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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Profassinhole

Created by: thinkbolt

Pronunciation: pro-fass-in-hole

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Insultant

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: in-sult-ant

Sentence: "I have spent many years honing my insulting skills, so your suggestion that I'm ripping you off is, well, it's an insult, an aspersion, an impertinence." And so ended another negotiation over the extortionate insultant fee. "And you smell like bag of rotten mussels", she yelled as she left the building. "Quite clearly she is excellent at her job, let's get her back next time."

Etymology: consultant + insult

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COMMENTS:

terrible, useless word. I'm giving you my vote even though you don't deserve it! - galwaywegian, 2007-04-23: 06:46:00

Obviously, galwaywegian works for a very large, very successful, and very expensive insulting firm. So begrudgingly, I will follow his lead and proffer my two cents to petaj. - wordmeister, 2007-04-23: 10:08:00

petaj Thanks for the reprehensible comments. Is that the best you can do in the way of profijeering. And you call yourselves scornstars! Hmmph. - petaj, 2007-04-23: 18:45:00

I agree with galwaywegian. Your word is a boil on the verbotobutt, a verbotocyst. My vote was just pity points, don't take it too seriously. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-23: 19:23:00

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Rickleser

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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Customeffacer

Created by: heb319

Pronunciation: ku-stom-a-fa-ser

Sentence: The customeffacer ridiculed the client for being to cheap to buy a brand-name power tool with a 5-year warranty.

Etymology: from "customer" as well as "custom" since the customeffacer must create custom insults for individual situations. Also from the word efface, which obliterates all the joy the customer believed to have found in the "bargain."

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Insultant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn sull tant

Sentence: She graduated from head telephonist in the complaints depaertment, to HR chief, before leaving the firm to set up her own insultancy

Etymology: consultant, insult

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Demeanager

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: deh mee na jur

Sentence: The demeanager headed up the inhuman resources department.

Etymology: manager demean

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COMMENTS:

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

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Abusologist

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: uh-buse-awl-uh-jist

Sentence: Bergen Community College has a full-time ABUSOLOGIST on it's staff. Her unending tirade of snide remarks ensures an atmosphere of academic fear and dismay.

Etymology: ABUSE- a mean-spirited attitude -OLOGIST-one who has devoted a lifetime of study....

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Don't do any favors. Don't volunteer your opinion. Don't co-operate with ANY department. James Sternick - metrohumanx, 2008-06-30: 17:44:00

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Meanologist

Created by: Pasicheio

Pronunciation: Mean-All-Oh-Jist

Sentence: Kerru is a meanologist

Etymology: Mean; -Ologist

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Hexcellentician

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: heck-sell-en-ti-shin

Sentence: It has been said that the creators of South Park are the 21st centuries' most influential hexcellenticians, narrowly snatching the title from American Idol's Simon Cowell.

Etymology: from heckle + excellent + -ician (common ending for professional careers)

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COMMENTS:

i never know what to say in these comments. but i like to see comments on my vermotocisms. so insert funny/ pat on the back response --here-- - mana1066, 2007-05-06: 23:06:00

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Insultant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn sull tannnt

Sentence: She was an insultant and she loved her mockupation

Etymology: consultant, insult

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Excellent word! I wanted to use this one! - splendiction, 2009-11-09: 15:30:00

artr Just the word I would have thought of if I had thought of it. - artr, 2009-11-09: 17:15:00

Great word...wonder what they pay for a job like that???? - Nosila, 2009-11-09: 21:50:00

perfect word....great gig, if you can get it! - mweinmann, 2009-11-11: 11:13:00

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Comments:

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
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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