Verboticism: Yackattack

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

Create | Read

Already Voted

Vote not counted. We have already counted two anonymous votes from your network. If you haven't voted yet, you can login and then we will count your vote.


Yackattack

You still have one vote left...

Docquisition

Created by: zavijava

Pronunciation:

Sentence: After checking my chart, the gynocologist began the docquisition.

Etymology: doctor+inquisition

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

petaj Could almost be a tax audit. - petaj, 2007-10-16: 09:04:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Drivelect

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: driv-a-leck

Sentence: I sat there helpless, having to listen to my dentist's drivelect for hours!

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Conpainzation

Created by: niko23

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Anesthymology

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Uh-nes-thym-ology

Sentence: The dentist absentmindedly practiced anesthymology when he attempted to distract his patients while he worked.

Etymology: Anesthesia- ology

Vote For | Comments and Points

Jabbertalky

Created by: TheFlawlessWord

Pronunciation:

Sentence: "Beware the Jabbertalk, my twit! The hose that sucks, the drills that buzz! Beware the dental bird, and spit The voluminous cottonmouth fuzz!"

Etymology: Apologies to Lewis Carroll

Vote For | Comments and Points

Dentachatter

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dentachatər

Sentence: To avoid the dentachatter Ron would sometimes pretend to doze off. Even when he flinched the dentist allowed him to continue the ruse.

Etymology: dental (of or relating to the teeth) + chatter (talk rapidly or incessantly about trivial matters)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Distracatack

Created by: Treesh

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Communicache

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kom myun i kayke

Sentence: Every time Eddy went to see his Dentist, Dr.Iva Payne, he had to endure their usual communicache exchange. She would communicate with him inane questions about the weather, politics and his family and he would endure the ache. He honestly did not know how she understood him, but after years of doing this, she could understand the answers of her victims, er patients.

Etymology: Communicate (transmit thoughts or feelings or information) & Ache (pain)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Chatquilizer

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: chat-kwil-eye-zer

Sentence: she had become quite adept at chatquilizing her patients

Etymology: chat, tranquilizer

Vote For | Comments and Points

Medigab

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: med/i/gab

Sentence: Dentist's medigab is designed to move the patient's attention past the procedure so they will be somewhat more relaxed.

Etymology: MEDIGAB - noun - from - MEDICAL + GAB

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...