Verboticism: Scornery

'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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Pronunciation: skor ner ree

Sentence: Mary, Mary, quite contrary; You know it all and argue,showing great scornery. Mary, Mary, quite contrary, one day your obtusity will prevent you hearing that van's loud hornery!

Etymology: Scorn (reject with contempt; open disrespect for a person or thing) & Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition; contrary)

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