Verboticism: Nosistant

'You've done such a good job emptying your beer bottles.'

DEFINITION: v., To imply that person is usually unhelpful when asking for their assistance. n., An unwilling, unproductive and uninhibitedly useless helper.

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Undermimploy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ʌndɚˌmaɪmˈplɔɪ/ /under-mime-ploy/

Sentence: Sometimes you can undermimploy someone into giving enough of a crap to do a decent job, as drill sergeants everywhere will tell you, but most of the time it just makes people annoyed.

Etymology: From undermine + employ

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COMMENTS:

great words this week ErWenn!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:52:00

Thanks. I feel like I'm on some sort of roll, though I wasn't too satisfied with what I came up with today. It looks like it should be pronounced under-mim-ploy. - ErWenn, 2007-10-05: 14:09:00

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Factnotum

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: fak-NO-tum

Sentence: Jeremy moved into his sister's basement will all sorts of earnest promises to help around the house, but, after a mere three days, he showed himself for what he truly was...a factnotum. No dishes, no garbage, no laundry, no dog-walking--facts that Melissa took to noting sarcastically each day as she waded through Jeremy's detritus in the living room.

Etymology: Factotum: A person employed to to a variety of jobs, combined with "no"

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Futilaide

Created by: Filthy

Pronunciation: \ˈfyü-təl-\ˈād\

Sentence: Glenn was such a FUTILAIDE that when he did get around to taking the trash out of the apartment, he only bothered to set it on the balcony.

Etymology: FUTILE + AIDE (a person who helps a more skilled person)= FUTILAIDE

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Slappinghand

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Slappinghand - sla'pin'hand

Sentence: rather than being a helping hand, edward was known as a slappinghand by most of his friends as his idea of "help" usually ended in disaster.

Etymology: A play on the phrase "Helping hand". Rather than being helpful the aide received from this person usually ends with others cleaning the mess

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Slowth

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: slowth (long o)

Sentence: Hey, stop slowthing around and help me clean up after your mother!

Etymology: slow (not speedy) + sloth (iconically slow or inactive animal)

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Intelnuffer

Created by: Leoflamma

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Slothargic

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sloth-AR-jik

Sentence: If John was any more slothargic he would require dusting. His girlfriend had gotten into the habit of selecting his cloths for him so that he would match the color scheme of the couch pillows.

Etymology: sloth (reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness) + lethargic (affected by lethargy; sluggish and apathetic)

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COMMENTS:

Like it! - TJayzz, 2008-09-05: 13:19:00

very descriptive - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 13:35:00

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-08: 19:39:00

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Dallyhintask

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dally-hint-ask

Sentence: Bruno was tired of his mother dallyhintasking, but he was too apathetic to get off the couch. He was a solicishirk, and many had insinulazed that he was incompethindrance.

Etymology: dally + hint + ask + task

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Nelp

ajnemajrje

Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: Nehlp

Sentence: I asked John to do the dishes and they did not get done. John is a Nelp! John, quit your nelping and get to work!! Do you realise how much of a nelper you are John?

Etymology: a contraction of "no help". A synonym of useless.

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Complimalign

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: comp - luh - muh - lyn

Sentence: Marjorie was always frustrated with Brad because of his refusal to look for a job and she took every opportunity to complimalign him when she asked for help with a task.

Etymology: Blend of compliment and malign

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