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Slymutecue

Top verboticism of the day created by OZZIEBOB

DEFINITION: n., An expressive gesture made with the belief that the person it is directed at cannot see it, typically occurs during telephone conversations, email discourses, and behind people's backs. v. To use an unseen gesture to express what you cannot say.

Pronunciation: SLAHY-mew-TEE-kyoo

Sentence: Sick of glibogusity and forsaking the immense sense of self-satisfaction he gained from omnibouchelating, Bob, from a side window, hoped that his miensavvy, combined with his subtle slymutecues, would convince the members of the selection panel that he - not the present applicant, a onetime slykick - was the right man for the job.

Etymology: Blend of SLY: stealthy, insidious, or secret ; MUTE: silent; refraining from speech or utterance & CUE: a hint; intimation; guiding suggestion.

Created by: OZZIEBOB.

Comments:

ooh - nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-19: 13:27:00

Nice triple header! - metrohumanx, 2008-11-19: 20:10:00

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Sneerleader: /snērlēdər/ As Debbie was climbing a ladder wearing the company uniform including an apron emblazoned with a large company logo, one more customer asked "that" question. "Do you work here"? That's when she snapped. She held it together long enough to direct them to their desired item but as they headed to the register, from atop her ladder she turned into a sneerleader. It was all the clerk at the register could do to keep a straight face as Debbie mocked from her elevated perch. Etymology: sneer (a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone) + leader (the person who leads or commands) derivitive of cheerleader (a person who leads cheers and applause, esp. at a sports event) Created by: artr.

Comments:

I wondered why the checkout clerk was in such a good mood... - wayoffcenter, 2008-11-19: 06:21:00

Rah RAh ! - Nosila, 2008-11-19: 23:14:00

Excellent - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-20: 00:34:00

Rearaction: /Ree-er-act-shun/ Norman was completely oblivious to the rearaction that was going on behind his back when he expressed his ideas for the new office decor. Everyone sounded like they were full of praise and approval whilst their hidden gestures told a very different story. Etymology: Rear(at the back, behind) ORIGIN Old French rere from Latin retro 'back' + Action(a thing done) = Rearaction Created by: TJayzz.

Comments:

Sounds almost kinky...works though. - Mustang, 2008-11-19: 07:58:00

Great word- has slightly militaristic favour, also. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-21: 08:32:00

Mimeogaffe: /mim-ee-oh-gaf/ Stan's hilarious imitation of his boss as a gorilla turned into a huge mimeogaffe when the boss' face popped up from under the desk. Etymology: mimicry + mimeograph Created by: bookowl.

Comments:

Good word...if he had imitated the boss as a girraffe it would have been a mimeogiraffe! - Nosila, 2008-11-19: 23:12:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-28: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ErWenn. Thank you ErWenn. ~ James

Maxine - 2008-01-28: 08:57:00
This is a really great cartoon!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-28: 11:03:00
Thanks Maxine! ~ James

libertybelle libertybelle - 2008-01-28: 11:12:00
I love the guy making a grab at himself - made me laugh out loud.

silveryaspen - 2008-01-28: 13:16:00
Fun definition, Erwenn. Your cartoon was uproariously funny, James. All the creations were a hoot,great job verbotomists!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-28: 14:30:00
ErWenn's definitions always always seem to generate a good laugh. See: Let me hold the door for you... Thanks! ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-11-20: 08:25:00
Missed you all. Nice to be back.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-16: 00:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ErWenn. Thank you ErWenn. ~ James

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