Verboticism: Broomosis

'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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Workumvent

Created by: Shlub

Pronunciation: Were - come - vent

Sentence: "I think I'll workumvent this week's shipping reports," thought John as he positioned the saw above his hand.

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COMMENTS:

Good sentence Shlub -- Funny! And frightenly true... - wordmeister, 2006-12-13: 13:46:00

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Convenimortis

Harukio

Created by: Harukio

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Sentence: When ever Smith was approached to work on a project, he was overcome by sudden convenimortis and would not come to until his lunch break.

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Shirkacitis

Created by: emily13

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Pretendead

twice

Created by: twice

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Lurgy

Created by: CrimsonAngel666

Pronunciation: lur-gee

Sentence: Suddenly, John lurgied all over the floor at the mention of laundry.

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Possumvent

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: poss' um vent

Sentence: When faking a seizure in order to possumvent a history test, it is important to remember to wet your pants for that extra bit of realism.

Etymology: possum + circuumvent

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Flunched

Created by: frobro808

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Sentence: i'm flunched! i don't think i can make it to work today.

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Napendicitis

Created by: sfts2

Pronunciation: na-pen-di-ci-tus

Sentence: I have a chronic case of napendicitis

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Convenodeath

Created by: littleguybrush

Pronunciation: con-veen-o-death

Sentence: Dad pulled a convenodeath when asked to do the dishes.

Etymology: convenient plus death

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Washeate

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: wash-e-8

Sentence: Just the thought of having to do all that laundry washeated me, and I spent the next 2 hours worshipping the porcelain deity.

Etymology: from nauseate and wash

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