Verboticism: Waitwatching

'I guess I'll do a little window shopping...'

DEFINITION: v. What boyfriends and husbands do while they are waiting their girlfriends and/or wives to shop. n. A person doing such a thing.

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Waitwatching

Created by: hgofom

Pronunciation: Just like it looks.

Sentence: My wife went into the mall and I was left waitwatching.

Etymology: While waiting, we wait, and we watch. There are also several puns and entendres in the word. One is a play on the diet popular with many women. Another is that while we wait we're not only people watching, but frequently looking at our watches. Also, waitwatch, waitwatcher, etc.

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Shopplopped

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Shop-plopped

Sentence: Harry shopplopped on a nearby bench as his wife spent four hours trying on clothes.

Etymology: Shop- To examine goods in order to purchase. Plopped- To let the body drop heavily when sitting.

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COMMENTS:

Shop- To examine goods in order to purchase. Plop- To let the body drop heavily when sitting. - abrakadeborah, 2011-06-10: 17:22:00

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Wonderlust

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Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: wun -der-lust

Sentence: Jane was busy trying on bras in the back room, so Jack engaged in a little wonderlust at the women passing through.

Etymology: wonder - to be filled with admiration, amazement, or awe; marvel; and lust - to have a yearning or desire; have a strong or excessive craving

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COMMENTS:

petaj Did Jane have wonderbralust? - petaj, 2007-09-26: 04:43:00

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Chickpick

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: chik-pik

Sentence: While Sue was in the dressing room, Bob bided his time with a chickpick session. The first object of his scrutiny was slightly plump, but had nice hair. The second had a nice body, but egad, that eye brow ring had to go! The third had it all going for her, except for the fact that she talked through her nose. The fourth...

Etymology: nit pick, chick

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COMMENTS:

petaj a chick picnic - petaj, 2007-09-26: 04:45:00

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Plazaroam

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: plaz-uh-rohm

Sentence: As much as he complained about having to plazaroam every weekend, he thoroughly enjoyed taking in all the 16 year old eye candy at the mall.

Etymology: plaza + roam

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Parcelmoany

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: par/sell/moany

Sentence: Parcelmoany is a state of extreme vexation when one is loaded down with expensive items he can't afford.

Etymology: parcel + parsimony (extreme econmoy) + moan

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Parcelmoany is inspired. I'd like to read more about the affliction. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-28: 03:08:00

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Guybrowse

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: guy-browz

Sentence: every time his wife took clothes into the change rooms he would wander awkwardly around the store, trying to guybrowse without drawing attention to himself

Etymology: guy, browse, eyebrows

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Masterwait

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mas/ter/weyt

Sentence: To keep her happy, he goes along shopping and will masterwait patiently while she tries on every pair of shoes in the store.

Etymology: master (of course she is this) + wait

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COMMENTS:

Oh geez, I just now "got it"! Funny! - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-26: 11:55:00

joelb Ah you beat me to it!! >:) Voting now. - joelb, 2007-09-26: 21:55:00

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Leuling

Created by: Magic94

Pronunciation: L-oi-ling

Sentence: Geoff had to stand and leul whilst Jane looked through Marks and Spencers.

Etymology:

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Boutiquegate

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /buˈtikˌge(ɪ)t/

Sentence: We who are stuck boutiquegating our significant others are very thankful to those few store designers who thought to provide comfortable seating just outside the dressing rooms.

Etymology: from boutique + tailgate

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