Verboticism: Rigoravoidis

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rigərəvoidəs

Sentence: The old gang liked to get together for a dinner out about once a month. Whenever it came time to pay the bill Wesley seems to come down with a case of rigoravoidis, unable to bend his elbow enough to reach either the tabletop or his wallet.

Etymology: rigor mortis (stiffening of the joints and muscles of a body a few hours after death) + avoid (keep away from or stop oneself from doing something)

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Comments: Rigoravoidis

Nosila - 2009-08-03: 23:01:00
Sounds like he wass checkcident prone!