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DEFINITION: n. A chronic slow talker, who plods relentlessly, even when everyone else has figured out what they are trying to say. v. To talk in a painfully slow manner.

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Romchronicdum

Created by: rickki

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Monotorator

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Created by: swallowedbyafish

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Sentence: Unbeknownst to Billy-Bob, he was a notorious monotorator, which explained why everybody always seemed to space out when he spoke.

Etymology: monotonous/monotone + orator

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Slowlanespeaker

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: slow-lane-speak-er

Sentence: John is a slowlanespeaker who just putters along talking at his own pace no matter how fast the world around him is zipping by.

Etymology: slowlane (i.e. traffic lane) + speaker

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Lowgear

Created by: josje

Pronunciation: lowgear

Sentence: Just let him talk, he is talking in lowgear

Etymology: low and gear as in gearbox

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Slothmouth

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: slôθmouθ

Sentence: Whenever Tim has trouble sleeping, he goes to his TV and turns on the local government access channel. He has his own name for the reporter who covers the city council. He calls him Yawn Sleeperson. Five minutes with this slothmouth is sure to bring on slumber. If he is lucky he can stumble to bed just before he nods off, otherwise it’s another morning waking up in rumpled clothing with a kink in his neck.

Etymology: sloth (a slow-moving tropical American mammal that hangs upside down from the branches of trees using its long limbs and hooked claws) + mouth (the opening in the lower part of the human face, surrounded by the lips, through which food is taken in and from which speech and other sounds are emitted)

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Nadayadayada

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: nah-da-yah-da-yah-da

Sentence: we all wanted him to summarise the story but he was a well known nadayadadyada so we had to hear the whole damn thing

Etymology: nada [none], yada yada [used to summarise stories]

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COMMENTS:

a bit long - but he idea is brilliant and the sound of the word is nice. here's my vote. - w5lf9s, 2007-03-02: 11:43:00

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Jabberfuddle

Created by: BuenoCabra

Pronunciation: (JA-bur-fuh'-dul)

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Forrestgumpism

Created by: euclid

Pronunciation: forest+gump+ism

Sentence: come on with your bullshit.

Etymology: forrest gump=a long ass explination of a number of years that could have been described in a sentence like:"a mentally challenged man grew up in a society whose government chose to go to war."

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Monolonguer

Created by: magenta

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Sentence: He is a classic monolonguer, he just never stops going on and on...

Etymology: Monologue and long

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Wordslogger

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈwɚdˌslɑɡɚ/

Sentence: The wordslogger's tenacity might have been inspiring if context hadn't made it abundantly clear what he was trying to say three sentences into his soliloquy.

Etymology: From word + slog + -er

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-02: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Stevenson0.
Thank you Stevenson0! ~ James

BMott - 2007-03-09: 00:10:00
Loved this one!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Stevenson0. Thank you Stevenson0. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-22: 07:12:00
Hey Verbotomists, Jasper Fforde is sending us signed copy of The Eyre Affair for the top writer this week. I guess Fforde did not want to see his heroine, Thursday Next, trapped in verbalaze of boratoric snailocution. ~ James