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Uvulate

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DEFINITION: v., To yawn or sigh repeatedly in an effort to subtly communicate one's lack of interest in the current conversation. n., A series of long, exasperated, and often escalating sighs indicating extreme boredom.

Pronunciation: ewe-view-late

Sentence: The fertilty doctor's explanation of the invitro procedure really made me uvulate.

Etymology: uvula+suff. ate

Created by: verbony.

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Sighage: /sahy-age/ We all unconsciously use sighage to politely and subtlely let those who we are talking to, know we are totally bored with the topic of conversation. Etymology: SIGHAGE noun - from SIGH (to let out one's breath audibly from weariness) + SIGNAGE (sign, or symbol; the use of signs and symbols) Created by: Stevenson0.

Humdrumantics: /huhm-drum-AN-tiks/ According to Bob yawning is a trick devised by nature to open a person's mouth as a hint to others to shut theirs. So when Roxie ponderous description of the sex-life of the Patagonian tree-snail started to communigrate, his humdrumantics became more pronounced. Etymology: Blend of HUMDRUM: lacking variety; boring; dull; routine; monotony. tedious ; ANTIC(S): a ludicrous or extravagant act or gesture & and with -SEMANTICS -in mind: of, pertaining to, or arising from the different meanings of words or other symbols. Created by: OZZIEBOB.

Comments:

Excellent! - Mustang, 2008-09-09: 18:54:00

Comyawnicate: /com-yawn-ee-cayt/ no matter how hard i tried to comyawnicate my disinterest, he continued talking. i realised i would have to use more advanced techniques of conversashun. Etymology: communicate, yawn Created by: rikboyee.

Comments:

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-09: 10:14:00

like it - Nosila, 2008-09-09: 19:23:00

terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-10: 07:02:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: You can't fool me. You're fake yawning.

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-15: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram and Pseudonym. Were you two talking to each other when this idea popped into your heads? Thank you remistram and Pseudonym! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-10: 00:13:00
Today's definition was suggested by Pseudonym. Thank you Pseudonym. ~ James

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