Verboticism: Mandroid

'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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Mallinger

Created by: kabloozie

Pronunciation: Mahl-LING-er

Sentence: Two hours after the Wife entered Old Navy, Bob was seen in the food court, mallingering on the cement bench with an empty bag of Cinnabons.

Etymology: Mall: a large retail complex with no hardware stores. Linger: to pass time in a tedious manner.

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COMMENTS:

wow. my first verboticism....sniff. - kabloozie, 2007-09-26: 02:26:00

petaj It's a good one too. No auto parts stores in a Mall either. - petaj, 2007-09-26: 04:44:00

good start! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-26: 07:22:00

wow - what a debut!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-26: 10:42:00

Perhaps Bob should have lingered in lingerie boutique. Might not have been so teduous for him ! Good start:good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-26: 18:44:00

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Spousearrest

Created by: marglark

Pronunciation: spowse + arreste

Sentence: he was sentenced to spouse arrest after his wife left. He couldn't go too far anywhere and there wasn't much he could do.

Etymology: spouse + house arrest

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Fleemarket

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: flea-mar-ket

Sentence: Kevin had a low tolerance for shopping with his girlfriend. Within 2 minutes of waiting for her to inspect the goods, he was toe tapping, within 5 minutes he was watch watching, by 10 minutes he was fleemarketing.

Etymology: flee (depart, leave, escape from) + market (shop) + fleamarket (a type of market that one can spend hours picking over bargains)

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COMMENTS:

good one! - remistram, 2007-09-26: 09:33:00

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Shopitulate

Created by: eulogy

Pronunciation: shah-pit-you-late

Sentence: I can't go golfing.. I already promised the wife I'd go shopitulate at the mall with her this afternoon.

Etymology: Combination of "shop" and "capitulate" which is pretty much what happens. You know what I'm talking about.

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COMMENTS:

Nice one - cfinleyca, 2007-09-26: 17:38:00

Greater love has no man than that he give up his golf for his wife! Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-26: 18:49:00

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Windower

Created by: dessessopsid

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Greg became a windower everytime he went shopping with Janine.

Etymology: Window: the display space in and directly behind a shop window. And Widower: a man who has lost his wife by death and has not remarried.

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Cashtrate

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ˈkash trāt

Sentence: Leonard always felt cashtrated at the mall whilst his girlfriend Amanda took charge of his credit card and tossed him like a hangar in the dressing home

Etymology: cash ( currency, money) + castrate (to emasculate, deprive vigor)

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That's why they call money geld! - Nosila, 2012-11-02: 19:27:00

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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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Mallinger

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: mawl-ing-gerr

Sentence: he was simply expected to mallinger while she disappeared into an endless stream of shops

Etymology: mall, linger, malinger

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Good word.I sympathize. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:26:00

Like it - TJayzz, 2008-08-27: 03:44:00

very good - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-27: 16:08:00

Nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-28: 00:43:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2008-08-28: 01:54:00

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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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Purchiatus

Pseudonym

Created by: Pseudonym

Pronunciation: pur-chai-ay-tuss

Sentence: "Sorry, I can't meet you at the bar right now, I'm on a purchiatus."

Etymology: purchase + hiatus

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