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'But I don't want my hamburger in a car'

DEFINITION: v. To ignore conventional wisdom and traffic rules by walking in areas normally restricted to motor vehicles. n. An aggressive pedestrian who feels it is their god-given right to walk in the middle of the road.

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Looksidewalker

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: look syde wal ker

Sentence: It was at the Galaxy Burger Drive-In that the lookskywalker first appeared. He ignored all the Meteors, Comets, Galaxies, Saturns,Pulsars, Tauruses, Novas and Eclipses and instead walked up to place his order. The girl taking his order was at first reticent, but then he noticed she was gorgeous...phasars on stunning. She was Venus and all he wanted instead of a burger was to experience the Big Bang Theory.

Etymology: Luke Skywalker (hero of Star Wars fame) & Look (see) & Sidewalker (someone who stays on the sidewalk to amble)

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Automobilly

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: aw-tuh-moh-bil-ee

Sentence: Billy-Bob-Jerry-Ray doesn't understand why cars seem to have all the rights. Right of way, right on red... He thinks traffic in the city should work just like back home in the Ozarks. Whoever gets there first gets the space. When he acts like he's the same as a car his friends refer to him as an automobilly.

Etymology: automobile (a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine) + hillbilly (a person from a backwoods or other remote area)

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Peregrump

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PAIR-uh-GRUMP

Sentence: Unable to afford the most elementary form of wheeled transport and not having the skills needed to operate even a skateboard, Fritz nurtured a lifelong grudge against scooter pilots, cyclists and anyone flaunting their customized chromium wheelchairs. Rejected by the Rebels, Fritz had become a PEREGRUMP ever since he meandered down from the hills and across the highway. Asserting his pedestrian rights, he would often step arrogantly into the flow of traffic, protected only by his hundred-meter stare and imaginary aura of invincibility. Fritz had ample time to adjust his attitude as his mangled body recovered from an all-too-close encounter with an S.U.V. Now he's in traction, staring at the hospital ceiling as he mentally composes his Speedbumpkin Manifesto and creates verbotomisms with a pencil clutched between his teeth.

Etymology: PEREGrine+gRUMP=PEREGRUMP....PEREGRINE: having a tendency to wander, sometimes obliviously;Middle French peregrin, from Medieval Latin peregrinus, from Latin, foreign.....GRUMP:a person given to complaining,an act borne of ill humor or sulkiness, sometimes malicious.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SPEEDBUMP: a low obstruction placed on a roadway to limit vehicular speed (1972).....Bumpkin:an awkward and unsophisticated rustic;perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask Date: 1570 :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:26:00

You must have watched the program on the Unabomber last night! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:30:00

fantastic sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

and a terrific last line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:41:00

insightful & funny! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:29:00

So talented :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 14:06:00

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Dumblethrough

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Dum-bull-threw

Sentence: Shmoe went walking one day and realized he was starving! As he was walking he noticed a blister on the heel of his foot and he was too tired to go inside the burger joint. So, he walks up to the drive through and cuts in line in front of the cars. Thelma at the drive through could not believe this jerk would do such a "Dumbelthrough" act at the drive through.

Etymology: To be dumb and cut through in front of others. (no manners)

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Antisophy

Created by: brocknem

Pronunciation: An-ti-sof-ee

Sentence: As the pedestrian was doing many Antisophy tasks, a burglar came up to him and shanked him.

Etymology: Anti- against -sophy - wise

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COMMENTS:

wooowww im quite shocked to be honest with you. - brocknem, 2010-09-13: 12:30:00

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Pedestriantics

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pedest tree ant tiks

Sentence: Luther did not relish going through his pedestriantics just to get a hamburger from next door. He mustard looked on the faces of his passengers, Freddie & Teddy, who were all of 10 years old and quite in-the-know about hamburgers. Fred wasn't as savvy as he emoted, but he would ketchup and Teddy had the drive-through to make things mchappen. They had bun warned, but you know kids...they were the burger kings of all they surveyed!

Etymology: Pedestrian (lacking wit or imagination) & Antics (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Excellent fusion! Very inspired. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:45:00

Playfully excellent sentence and verbote! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:17:00

whopper of a word! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:01:00

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Jayfarer

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger." - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:36:00

A farevorite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:29:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-03: 07:52:00

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Strideology

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stry/dee/ol/oh/gee

Sentence: Stan's strideology was that humans are indigenous to the planet and therefore always have the right of way over mechanical devices such as cars.

Etymology: stride + ideology

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Damned clever! Very cerebral, too. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 06:09:00

funny...I like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-02: 07:58:00

Ideal! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:19:00

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Hiwaydum

Created by: Bughunt

Pronunciation: hi (rhymes with high) - way - dum

Sentence: The person was waiting for the man clearly expressing hiwaydum character to get out of the way. Though the food anagrism didn't help.

Etymology: HI + WAY + DUM. Root words: highway, high, way, dumbo, dumbness, dum

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Anticedeped

Created by: kmeder

Pronunciation: anti-ceed-e-ped

Sentence: Tom drove down the road anticedeped, and ignored all those walking down the center of the road.

Etymology: against yield by foot

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-02: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-13: 00:41:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James