Verboticism: Operantive

'This job sucks, but I love it...'

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.

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Operantive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: opp errr ant ihv

Sentence: most operantives work behind reception or in similar affront of house positions.

Etymology: operative, rant

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Comments: Operantive

Jabberwocky - 2008-09-16: 16:24:00
so true

Nosila - 2008-09-16: 20:42:00
Amen...what is it about those jobs that turns nice people into miseries? Or makes bad ones worse? Maybe it has to do with dealing with idiots all day long.