Verboticism: Parachorealysis

'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.

Create | Read

Already Voted

Vote not counted. We have already counted two anonymous votes from your network. If you haven't voted yet, you can login and then we will count your vote.


Parachorealysis

You still have one vote left...

Choreitus

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Chore-Ite-us

Sentence: When Dad had was asked to do the dishes he had a sudden fit of choreitus

Etymology: From the English Word Chore and the English -itus a common extension for illnesses

Vote For | Comments and Points

Chorke

Created by: Annaquettar

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology: to choke on chores

Vote For | Comments and Points

Malaze

Created by: neruka

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

Vote For | Comments and Points

Ahandypox

Created by: oohisay

Pronunciation: a-handy-pox

Sentence: When asked to lend a hand with the deck building, Roger was stricken with a bout of ahandypox.

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Spurimalaiseria

Created by: erwalter

Pronunciation: spu·ri·ma·laise·ria

Sentence: Bobby's spurimalaiseria prevented him from taking his final exam and resulted in his falining out of college

Etymology: spurious + malaise + ria

Vote For | Comments and Points

Nublo

Created by: tazarte

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Workolepsy

Created by: taburasa

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

Vote For | Comments and Points

Nocandoitis

widjet22

Created by: widjet22

Pronunciation: Just read it.

Sentence: She is often plagued by "nocandoitis," and misses a lot of work.

Etymology: From the phrase "No can do." And from "itis," meaning to inflame.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Wowmiwuvlyhuzband

Created by: mememe

Pronunciation: wow-me-wuvly-huzband

Sentence: your father is a wowmiwuvlyhuzband he is.

Etymology: derived from the words wow, my , lovely, and husband.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Chorpse

Created by: khaustic

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...