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Jobsmartyr

Top verboticism of the day created by TJayzz

DEFINITION: n., A person who diligently and persistently complains about their work. v., To enjoy bellyaching about your job so much that you would never consider quitting.

Pronunciation: Jobs-mart-er

Sentence: Henry was such a jobsmartyr, he would endessly moan about the amount of of work he was left to do, his long suffering workmates were however not impressed, as they knew that secretly he was dreading the fact that he was rapidly approaching retiring age.

Etymology: Job(a paid position of regular employment) + Martyr(a person who exaggerates their difficulties in order to gain sympathy or admiration) = Jobsmartyr

Created by: TJayzz.

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Whinaholic: /whin-a-hol-ic/ My boss is a major whinaholic about his job. Our hours are 8:30 - 5:00, but he arrives at 7:30 and leaves at 5:30 so he can smooze and cruise with the staff, but never stops bitching about all that he has to do. Etymology: WHINAHOLIC - noun - from WHINE (snivel, or complain in a self-pitying way) + WORKAHOLIC (One who has a compulsive and unrelenting need to work) Created by: Stevenson0.

Colleave: /kol-leev/ It was bad enough that my desk was moved away from window with the gorgeous city view. I now had to endure working side by side with Ken, the company's colleave. Everyday it was the same. Ranting, whining, threatening and the packing and unpacking of his personal belongings, only to then have to "smile and wave" at the end of the day as he said "Another day another dollar. See you tomorrow." Etymology: colleague + leave Created by: lumina.

Sisyfuss: /sisəfəs (just like the real word)/ George was such a Sisyfuss. He complained about getting to work. He complained about being at work. He complained about the work he did. He complained about the trip home. While at work he complained about his home life. He not only rolled that big rock up the hill, he pushed it down again trying to take out as many others as possible as it went down. Some say he is able to keep his youthful appearance because he never uses the muscles in his face that are required for smiling. Etymology: Sisyphus (the son of Aeolus, punished in Hades for his misdeeds in life by being condemned to the eternal task of rolling a large stone to the top of a hill, from which it always rolled down again) + fuss (show unnecessary or excessive concern about something) Created by: artr.

Comments:

hillarious! - galwaywegian, 2008-09-16: 06:30:00

Great job! - hooterbug, 2008-09-16: 07:26:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-18: 00:48:00
Today's definition was suggested by brimuth. Thank you brimuth! ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-09-16: 03:37:00
"occupulation" is a great word, and easy to pronounce, too.

galwaywegian - 2008-09-16: 06:29:00
hillarious!

galwaywegian - 2008-09-16: 06:29:00
oops that was meant for sisyfuss

lumina - 2008-09-18: 02:22:00
Nosila! Your "pation" fit was GREAT! NOBODY stop him! HA! Is owning a pawn shop a hockupation? Shouldn't the kid on the corner in his yellow traffic get up get paid for that blockupation? Ok, somebody slap us both... :) Congrats on the win Nose!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-15: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by brimuth. Thank you brimuth. ~ James

wordslikevenom - 2011-06-30: 19:40:00
Vintage ;)

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