Verboticism: Chovoit

'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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Federlinely

Created by: Chistinalove

Pronunciation: Federline (like in Kevin Federline) with a "lee" at the end. Federlinely.

Sentence: I felt Federlinely at the thought of rearranging my house by myself.

Etymology: Britney Spears husband is Keven Federline ... he acts Federlinely whenever he doesn't want to do something. Therefore Federlinely's definition is what it is.

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Workshirk

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: werk-sherk

Sentence: Bill was known for workshirking and never came to work on the days when inventory had to be counted.

Etymology: work + shirk (to avoid)

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Physick

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Created by: k28en

Pronunciation: fee-sick

Sentence: As a noun: He is such a physick. His physick is acting up again.

Etymology: Physically Sick

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Oporeraphobia

Created by: Empyreal

Pronunciation: oh-pore-er-a-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Oporereaphobia is the fear of work.

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Avoidiosis

Created by: naptunder

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Lazilectitude

Created by: kmccardle

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Actruist

Created by: Coolfool

Pronunciation: "Act" + truist as in altruist.

Sentence: Don't worry, dear. He won't be such an actruist once the dishes are done.

Etymology: Derived as an antonym of altruism, which is an unselfish concern for others. Actruism is an apt word, as an antonym, as his actions are the opposite of those of an altruist, as his behaviour is a self-serving "act".

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Workdead

Created by: LostAccount

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Feignting

Created by: Mauserketi

Pronunciation: Fayn-ting

Sentence: Don't worry, Bob didn't faint. He's only feignting.

Etymology: From faint and feign.

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Jibberitis

Created by: katied

Pronunciation: jib (like in sailing) er (like when flumoxed) i (like one of the ones you see with) tiss (self explanatory)

Sentence: The lazy bastard has a severe case of jibberitis

Etymology: Developed from the word 'jib' which has multiple meanings, one of which is 'to refuse to comply', thus a 'jibber' is one who refuses to comply. The addition of the suffix 'itis' shows the excessive preoccupation with, indulgence in, reliance on the art o

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