Verboticism: Pouterpoof

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Cyberlaze

Created by: kspivey

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Perkolazer

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: purk - oo - laz - ur

Sentence: Romona turned into a perkolazer after she lost her job at Starbucks. Instead of looking for another job, she brings her books and laptop into Starbucks each morning and sits there sipping cafe lates, wishing they would hire her back.

Etymology: perk (short for perkolate (a process used to make coffee), perkolator (a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans) laze (be idle; exist in a changeless situation)

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COMMENTS:

She\'s just brewding! Good word. - Nosila, 2009-07-06: 10:05:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-06: 13:24:00

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Coppoutcino

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cop/out/cheeno

Sentence: Sally believed in the philosophy of coppoutchino and regularly drowned her sorrows in a big cup of freshly brood coffee.

Etymology: cop out + pout + cappucino

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COMMENTS:

Like it, funny! - TJayzz, 2008-05-16: 11:52:00

petaj rolls off the tongue - petaj, 2008-05-17: 05:15:00

Nice blend! - Tigger, 2008-05-17: 14:55:00

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Borista

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bow rista

Sentence: Java Lyn was such a borista, rambling on without getting to the point.

Etymology: barrista, bore

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Pouterpoof

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poutərpoŏf

Sentence: As a runway model Percy is always a candidate for American Idle. His employment is always at the whim of the current crop of hot designers. The glowerclass is not as popular as the perky boys just now. Percy has tried to break of his pouterpoof designation with little success. He attempted a smile last week and almost ended up in the hospital emergency room when nearly-atrophied facial muscles cramped.

Etymology: pouter (one who pushes one’s lips or one’s bottom lip forward as an expression of petulant annoyance or in order to make oneself look sexually attractive + poof (an effeminate man)

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Suppoutcast

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: sup+pout+cast

Sentence: Were it not for the number of suppoutcasts constantly hanging around, there would hardly have been enough business for one coffeehouse in town, let alone several.

Etymology: sup+pout+cast

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Idlepated

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īdlpātid

Sentence: Roger is completely idlepated. He is so annoyed at not having a job that he refuses to look for one. Afterall, doing so means he has to come in contact with the very people who put him in this state to begin with. He knows so much more than those jerks who call themselves managers but can,t stand the thought of BEING one of those arrogant morons. So here he sits at Java Joe,s, emotionally constipated, plotting what he won,t do next.

Etymology: idle (not working; unemployed; avoiding work; lazy) + addlepated (lacking in common sense; having a muddled mind)

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Cafesneeria

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: kaf-ay-sneer-eeya

Sentence: Jan hated people, politicians, pets, TV, almost eveything in fact. In her own mind she was the most beautiful and gifted person on earth and it was about time someone came to her and offered her that dream job. Like all sufferers of cafesneeria, she was oblivious to her condition and its ability to divorce her from society and reality.

Etymology: cafeteria - coffee shop; sneer - scornful expression

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COMMENTS:

I think I know her. lol Very good verboticism - Mustang, 2008-05-16: 07:12:00

petaj good one - petaj, 2008-05-17: 05:15:00

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Depresscaffe

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: dĭ-prěs'ka-fā'

Sentence: There she was again slumped over her organic Sumatra-Peru blend latte with soy milk and a double shot, in the upholstered chair section of the corner Starbucks, eyes lined in red and moping about the latest fight with her girlfriend and her relative destitution since the loss of her job in the thrift store that used to occupy this space. She'd no doubt leave again without tipping and return to the luxury condo that her dad maintained for her for some afternoon poolside tanning. What a depresscaffe.

Etymology: depression, in psychiatry, a symptom of mood disorder characterized by intense feelings of loss, sadness, hopelessness, failure, and rejection. caffè, It. for coffee,borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish kahveh, and the Arabic qahwa (قهوة) collectively. The origin of the Arabic term is uncertain; it is either derived from the name of the Kaffa region in western Ethiopia, where coffee was cultivated, or by a truncation of qahwat al-būnn, meaning "wine of the bean" in Arabic; also a neat rhyme with Nescafe (tm).

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Socialgripe

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: so shall gripe

Sentence: Akin to the socialite is the socialgripe, with no hobbies or job prospects, but plenty of serious interests in society’s problems. Sour socialgripes congregate in neighbourhood cafes to share stories of social injustices. Many socialgripes have geniune concerns, but lack resources to remedy them.

Etymology: From: socialite and gripe.

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