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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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Boreatone

Created by: eddie

Pronunciation: bor/a/toan

Sentence: Steve "The Slug" Jones speaks in such a boreatone manner that he has been known to talk people to sleep.

Etymology: boredom + monotone

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Blahguy

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Blah-guy

Sentence: That blahguy is so slow.

Etymology: blah+ guy

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Snainic

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: sne nik

Sentence: He takes too much time in conveying a single idea , he is a real snainic.

Etymology: snail: an animal which moves very slowly. sonic: sound waves , relating to sound

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Dialaudler

Created by: sonic101

Pronunciation: di-a-laud-ler

Sentence: Rebecca just goes on and on, always being a dialaudler

Etymology: dialog+daudle=dialaudler

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Enuncilater

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ee/nun/see/lay/tur

Sentence: Dave spent so much time worrying about pronunciation while conversing that he became know as an enuncilater.

Etymology: enunciator + later

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Boratory

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bôrətôrē

Sentence: Whenever Jim has insomnia he knows just what to do. He goes into the guest room and turns on the TV to C-Span. The boratory is sure to put him right to sleep. He has to be careful to be lying down when he clicks to the channel so that he doesn*t fall and hit his head as it comes on.

Etymology: bore (make [someone] feel weary and uninterested by tedious talk or dullness) + oratory (the art or practice of formal speaking in public)

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COMMENTS:

heh! - galwaywegian, 2009-09-22: 10:21:00

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Hourator

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ow ray tor

Sentence: Father Murphy's houratory style had a very wholesome effect on anyone thinking sinful thoughts. After one of his sermons no one could remember what sins they were thinking of committing, not even the ones who remained awake

Etymology: orator, hour

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COMMENTS:

Houray for you! - Nosila, 2009-09-22: 10:57:00

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Verbalaze

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: ver-bal-laze

Sentence: John is a notorious verbalazer. If he gets the chance to trap you into a conversation, you might as well abandon all hope of being on time for the rest of the day. You're trapped into hearing about his daughter's dance recital and his mother's gallstones whether you like it or not.

Etymology: Verbalize: verbose; express in words + laze: kill or waste time

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Droneprone

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: drone/prone

Sentence: Pierre Pantperhog was known among family, friends, and foes alike as a dithering "droneprone" dude.

Etymology: drone + prone

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Forestgumpitis

Created by: subakamoo

Pronunciation: for-est-gump-itis

Sentence: Man, he's talking so slow, seems like he has FORESTGUMPITIS.

Etymology: The movie Forest Gump, coming from the way Forest talks.

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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