Verboticism: Ufauxism

'You're melting my ice cream!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who blames their neighbors, coworkers, and/or parents for anything and everything that is wrong in the world. v. To lay blame on someone for something which is obviously beyond their control and influence.

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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-tak-tir-ade

Sentence: Brenda was quick to attacktirade every little problem she could imagine was happening in order to insult everyone she came in contact with. She was so consumed with being perfectly right...even when she was wrong.

Etymology: Attack-assault. Tirade-abuse, outburst.

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: sin-flate

Sentence: Jean would sinflate every mistake Jack made until he felt like he needed to beg for absolution.

Etymology: sin: guilt, trespass, ungodliness + inflate:aggrandize, blow out of proportion

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Created by: jadespring



Etymology: from german stinkfinger.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tranz-FIM-pleh-kayt

Sentence: Freida was borderline paranoid and saw disasters looming in any kind of bad news and even in some of her own misadventures, but rather than taking stock and dealing with issues head on she would transfimplicate, blaming other people, the government and other kinds of agencies for her perceived doom and gloom.

Etymology: Blend of transfer and implicate

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: KUHL-po-hol-ik

Sentence: Bob was culpoholic who would smile when things went wrong because he had already thought of someone he could blame it on.

Etymology: CULPOHOLIC: One who ascribes blame to others excessively & habitually. From Lt, "CULP" " fault, blame, crime & "OHOLIC" : A pseudo suffix: for one who does something to excess & habitually.


great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-24: 11:45:00

excellent - stache, 2008-04-24: 14:07:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sky fawlt

Sentence: When the sun made her ice cream cone drip, Betheny did the old skyfault trick...blame the sky, cause it holds the sun for melting the ice cream, which would not have happened if she had just eaten it right away.

Etymology: Sky (wild blue yonder) Fault (Blame;culpability) & Wordplay on Skyfall (latest James Bond Movie)

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Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: extra+culp+deflect

Sentence: You're already late due to your own procrastination, don't waste even more time extraculpdeflecting.

Etymology: extraNEOUS+culpABLE+deflectION

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fall tee pow urs

Sentence: Basil Fawlty is a faultypowers. He faultypowers his hotel guests for expecting too much from him, like sunny weather and decent food. He faultypowers his wife Sybil, his little nest of vipers, for his cynical world view, due to his prison camp of a marriage (she being the warden, of course and he the lifer). And mainly he faultypowers Manuel, his dogsbody, on everything and anything else that clouds his day, just because Manuel is from Barcelona and can never understand enough English to know he is to blame. In his own mind, nothing is ever Basil's fault. Luckily he has Sybil to constantly remind him that he is wrong about that, too!

Etymology: faulty (describes a situation where things are wrongly done; being responsible for errors or defects;gives reason to complain) & powers (in fluential persons; ability to act or make changes; superhuman skills) & for rhyming and reference, Fawlty Towers (popular British sitcom)


I love Faulty Towers! - pieceof314, 2008-04-24: 11:30:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kull - pa - bull - ee

Sentence: Marcy is known as a culpabully. No matter what goes wrong in the world, she always blames someone; even if it is a force of nature or circumstantial.

Etymology: culpable (deserving blame), bull (a serious and ludicrous blunder,bullshit: obscene words for unacceptable behavior), bully (pick on, browbeat)


like it - Jabberwocky, 2009-06-17: 16:03:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2009-06-18: 00:23:00


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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: SKAIP goad

Sentence: Lam finally realized that her boyfriend basically just enjoyed picking fights for no reason. Most of them revolved around her supposed failure to care about health, the environment, or other people. He scapegoaded her for the size of his OWN butt (it was her fault because she bought snacks with trans-fats). It was because of her that his elderly mother was unhappy ("She's lonely and you don't pay enough attention to her when she talks about all her aches and digestive problems"). He scapegoaded her for using too much hot water when she took a nice long hot shower ("wasteful and bad for the environment," he said). But once, when they stayed in a hotel, he took lots of long hot showers, and it was then that she realized that he just wanted to make sure there was enough hot water for HIM! She had the last laugh, though, when she decided to break up with him. She donated his beloved car to Aid for the Ancient. When he arrived home to find it gone, she said cheerfully, "I knew you wouldn't mind because I KNOW how much you care about helping old people. And an added bonus is that it's really good for the environment AND your health if you drive less and bike more!"

Etymology: scapegoat (to single out a person for unmerited blame or negative treatment) + goad (to harass, nag, antagonize)


good one... - Nosila, 2010-06-29: 19:23:00


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