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Claustraught

Top verboticism of the day created by LordRahlsFav

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of discomfort, common while sitting on a plane or train, created by the sense that you are about to be decapitated by your fellow passengers who are tilting aggressively towards you. v. To sit in a very small space, which seems to be getting smaller.

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I was feeling quite claustraught as the seat moved further and further back. I regretted my decision to be claustraught in economy class.

Etymology:

Created by: LordRahlsFav.

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Shrikingspacediscomfort: // " while slying to france , the lady sitting next to me created a 'shrinkingpspacediscomfort' owing to her obesity" Etymology: shrinking + space + discomfort Created by: verboman.

Seatraction: /seet-trak-shun/ Whenever John flew and had to sit in the middle isle, Murphy's Law of seatraction always seemed to come into play. On either side of him twin 300 pounders always made him feel cozy and crushed for the full six hour flight. Etymology: SEATRACTION - from - SEAT + CONTRACTION Created by: Stevenson0.

Comments:

Who needs a seatbelt, eh? Good Word! - Nosila, 2008-11-20: 19:13:00

Spaceshuffle: /Spay-ss-shuff-el/ Mike was dreading the business trip to Paris, he knew he would have to spend the whole trip doing the spaceshuffle, due to his mean bosses booking his flight with Cheapo Airlines. He had been on a strict diet for the past week, so that he would hopefully not be quite as squashed as he was on previous occasions. Etymology: Space(the dimensions,width and height of an area) + Shuffle(restlessly shift one's position in order to be more comfortable) Created by: TJayzz.

Comments:

Out of this world creation! Quite astro-naughty-call! - silveryaspen, 2008-11-20: 07:53:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-20: 11:44:00

Mike was the fastonaut on the spaceshuffle - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-20: 16:16:00

Cheapo Airlines...all their staff took up in school was Space! Great word. - Nosila, 2008-11-20: 19:33:00

A Neoclassic. Check in more often! - metrohumanx, 2008-11-21: 08:23:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: I feel sorry for these poor sardines.

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-29: 04:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by gemmgemms. Thank you gemmgemms. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-01-29: 09:30:00
Evocative cartoon ... crushed-people like sardines in a tinned-canny airplane with that overpowering fishy smell closing in on everything! Very clever!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-30: 01:10:00
Hey Silveryaspen, Thanks for the kind words. Smells like croosht shoup ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-11-20: 02:19:00
Excellent word. Makes me wonder who that was and what they were chanting.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-19: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by gemmgemms. Thank you gemmgemms. ~ James

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