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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Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: 'slak ee

Sentence: Rhonda sure knew how to pick 'em! Another boyfriend who was a useless slackey , who could barely lift a finger to helm himself, let alone Rhonda, with the exception a lifting a beer to his lips!

Etymology: slacker (shirker, loafer, lazybones, bum) + lackey (servant, footman, man/gal Friday)

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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: lem un AYD

Sentence: The kindergarten teacher, Ms. Loving, was hoping that her new teacher assistant, Eve, would be as energetic as her previous one had been. Instead, Eve was lazy, had no initiative, and proved be more of a lemonaide. Ms. Loving took to calling her Eve Aide behind her back, because that's what Eve did every time there was a bulletin board to be made or shapes to be cut.

Etymology: lemon (something that is unreliable or doesn't work; a disappointment) + aide (helper)

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: dis-a-lak-rite

Sentence: Despite Roxie's hinderantic tirades, Bob remained an uninhibited dysalacrite, and an alcomatose couchroach.

Etymology: Dysalacrity: antonym of alacrity: state of ready, willing and eager to act & -ite: one connected with. Verbal form: dysalacriate.


nice one - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:54:00


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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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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/sist/kant

Sentence: Because of family politics and pressures, I had to hire my useless, lazy, out-of-work again cousin as my assistcant.

Etymology: assistant + can't

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Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: dis-beer-chan-ted

Sentence: Ray was so disbeerchanted with Liz's demands that he couldn't move.

Etymology: Added beer in the middle of disenchanted after taking off the 'en' using only dis and chanted with beer in the middle- Disappointed or disillusioned and doesn't care because the beer has numbed that part of your brain.

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: lack-ee-day-zik-ul

Sentence: he knew by now that whenever 'so you think you can dance' was on, she was going to be very lackydaisical

Etymology: lacky, lackadaisical


lovely! - galwaywegian, 2007-10-05: 07:16:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: hin-drayed

Sentence: Despite an excellent pay packet, the hindraide avoided all tasks that involved raising his heart rate.

Etymology: hindrance + aide

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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


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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Created by: Leoflamma




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