Verboticism: Choritis

'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: Yugoslav

Pronunciation: Pronounced in two ways: the first one is slow, soft: like somebody who say this has used some stuff, you know... Second way: fast, street-style, [Ovagothi'], Man!

Sentence: I was very overgothigh yesterday.

Etymology: Over Got High

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Created by: jwalter32


Sentence: Doris began to take advantage of George's testostrances, using those opportunities to meet Ramon inside of Baker's Shoes while her husband dozed on a mall bench nearby.


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Created by: Jonno


Sentence: Being of a slothful disposition, Jed was prone to slackout during Spring cleaning.

Etymology: A blackout suffered by the slack.

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Created by: rikkyboy

Pronunciation: O-la-zi-tic

Sentence: If it wasn't for Fred being olazitic, he would've help around the house more often.


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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: ley-BOR-uh-Lahyz \lA-"bOr-&-'lIz\

Sentence: The company decided to replace "sick days" with "incidental time-off days" to reduce employee laboralizing.

Etymology: labor from English "labor" + alyze from English "paralyze"

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Created by: sir67

Pronunciation: ur go sis

Sentence: erg - unit of work osis - suffix, disease or abnormal condition

Etymology: After being informed that the lawn needed mowing, Pat was struck within an acute case of ergosis.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hie poh kon mand ree ak

Sentence: A hypoconmandriac calle Joe Picked up germs whereever he's go. but his flu symptoms flew when the work whistle blew, as he sprinted for the exit do'

Etymology: hypochondriac, con man

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Created by: Peppie

Pronunciation: ik-'sky├╝-z&-dent

Sentence: Janet had an excusident when her mother asked her to vacuum the room.

Etymology: Having an accident to be excused from something. Excused, accident, excusident.

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Created by: Guthlaf1

Pronunciation: EM-plo-CHON-dree-ak

Sentence: Robert had a recurring problem - his emplochondriac tendencies surfaced every summer.

Etymology: emplo - from Latin 'implicari', to be involved chondria - from ancient Sumerian, to be conning yourself

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