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Orbnit

Top verboticism of the day created by purpleartichokes

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

Pronunciation: orb-nit

Sentence: I tried to verbotomize, but Mark was being an orbnit, so I couldn't think of a decent word.

Etymology: orbit, nit (the egg of a parasitic insect)

Created by: purpleartichokes.

Comments:

great blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:11:00

Nice and neat. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:33:00

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(Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Loomencroachide: /loom-en-CROW-chide (loomencroachider)/ She looked like a waif as she tapped on the door- Flashing those gams and the smile that she wore… The library opens – it’s open to all. But she pestered the patrons- the long, short and tall. Now we regret having let her inside- Cause all that she does is LOOMENCROACHIDE! Etymology: LOOM+ENCROACH+chIDE=LOOMENCROACHIDE....LOOM: to come into sight in enlarged or distorted and indistinct form often as a result of atmospheric conditions, to take shape as an impending occurrence; origin unknown Date: circa 1541 .....ENCROACH: to enter by gradual steps or by stealth into the rights of another,to advance beyond the usual or proper limits; Middle English encrochen to get, seize, from Anglo-French encrocher, from en- + croc, croche hook [1528].....CHIDE: intransitive verb To reproach in a usually mild and constructive manner; Middle English, from Old English cīdan to quarrel, chide, from cīd strife. Created by: metrohumanx.

Comments:

amazing rhyming sentence! - DrWebster111, 2009-05-19: 22:06:00

Intervade: /In-tuh-r-way-ed/ Sarah was busy attending a phone call while her cousin constantly kept intervading her. Etymology: Interrupt-Inter Invade-Vade Created by: scarletzinc.

Smotherlover: /smuthr-luvr/ Andrea was an annoying smotherlover, believing that by dominating the time and attention of others she was giving them her affection, not realizing she was being extremely annoying. Etymology: Blend of smother and lover Created by: Mustang.

Comments:

It's also what you call someone who loves the Smothers Brothers! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:11:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: I'll just wait here until you're free.

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

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