Verboticism: Trailgrate

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Annoyaholic

Created by: ErikLarson

Pronunciation: Annoy-o-holic

Sentence: This girl that's next to me is an annoyaholic.

Etymology: Annoy- wont leave me alone aholic- addicted

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Imposeur

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: im-pose-err

Sentence: Charlene signed up for the imposeurisation workshop because she was tired of not getting the attention she needed. This class was sure to change that. The facilitator had guaranteed that after the workshop she would be able to focus anyone's attention through some sure-fire posturing.

Etymology: impose (to be an inconvenience, especially if done in a physical sense) + poseur (One who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others) + pose (physical arrangement of the body)

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Focusquid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foh-kuh-skwid

Sentence: Denise is the office focusquid. She can slip quietly into your space and slowly wrap her tentacles around you until you have no choice but to be totally focusquid on her.

Etymology: focus (center of attention) + squid (any of several ten-armed cephalopods)

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Habitchual

Created by: queenjane75

Pronunciation: hab-itch-chew-ul

Sentence: Betty didn't know what"patience" or "personal space" meant. She was an office habitchual, who hides behind filing cabinets, under desks, and once in the men's room in order to get attention and her usually crabby point across.

Etymology: habitual+bitch

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COMMENTS:

I think I know her!! lol Good word. - Mustang, 2008-04-12: 00:15:00

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Pestaside

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pest a syd

Sentence: Marilyn became a pestaside to Mortimer as he tried to do his work. She was jealous of his phone and computer.

Etymology: Pesticide (a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)& Aside (on side)

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Pryvahdictator

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Pry-vah-dic-tay-tore

Sentence: Rudenosey kept on being a pryvahdictator until Al finally snapped at her tugging and bugging and got off the phone!

Etymology: Pry-To look or inquire closely, curiously, or impertinently: was always prying into the affairs of others. Pryvah:(slang)For one who pries into someones privacy until they get their full attention. Dictator: An absolute ruler,A tyrant; a despot,a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner. Pryvahdictator:A play on words of pry and privacy, A person that prys into your private conversations,private life while rudely commands your attention.

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Embarrharass

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: em - bare - har - ass

Sentence: Mariah chose the worst times to embarrharass Charlie for attention. The last time she did this, he was on the phone with a prospective customer trying to close a sale. When Charlie was in these situations, Mariah knew that he was "trapped" and had to acknowledge her, even if it was in a negative way.

Etymology: embarrass (cause to feel self-conscious,to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert), harass (annoy continually or chronically)

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COMMENTS:

Mariah is a tension getter! - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:12:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2009-05-20: 00:32:00

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Demandinistical

Created by: shellyb2009

Pronunciation: de/mand/in/ist/tic/cal

Sentence: This lady's spirit is to demandinistical for me to ignor her. I wish she would just leave me be.

Etymology:

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Phercataoiddaemon

Created by: roulouken331

Pronunciation: Fair-cat-uh-oyd

Sentence: The man's girlfriend was a Phercataoiddaemon; she was constantly demanding he pay attention to her at all hours of the day.

Etymology: Pher- To bear Cata- down oid- like daemon- demon

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COMMENTS:

COOL! - roulouken331, 2011-11-03: 14:42:00

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Clingerlonger

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kling er long er

Sentence: It was obvious to all that Lena liked Leon and became a clingerlonger to him at work. She would not leave his side and this annoyed him no end. He decided to learn another language to express his real feelings to her, as he was too scared to astatres them in English. So he spoke Klingon to the Clingerlonger, as leaving him alone seemed an alien concept to her.

Etymology: Clinger (someone who resists separation) & Linger (remain present) & Longer (a person with a strong desire for something;more time)

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