Verboticism: Jobeness

'Wait for the perfect pitch...'

DEFINITION: n. A willingness to wait, forever if necessary, for the perfect opportunity. v. To be excessively patient.

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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: kay-see-at-the-bat-i-tood

Sentence: Bill's caseyatthebatitude casued him to never place any bets at the roulette wheel as he kept waiting for the right moment that never came.

Etymology: From the poem "Casey at the Bat" where Casey kept waiting and eventually struck out when he was meant to be the hero of the day.


very funny - good one - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-19: 16:14:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: I-dee-LAY

Sentence: I have no hope of achieving idealay - I just cannot wait until I have developed the acme of verbotocisms to play the game. I delay no longer - here is my humble attempt.

Etymology: I (me) + ideal (perfect) + delay (postponement forcing a wait)

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Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: in-awr-deel-stee; in-awr-deel-stey

Sentence: In her inordealsty, Candy had failed to dance all night while waiting for Joe to ask her.

Etymology: inordinate (not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; excessive) + ideal (a standard of perfection or excellence) + stay (to remain through or during)

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: wait-for-it-tude

Sentence: Bo had the right waitforitude to be successful in the major leagues, but he couldn't hit the fastball, so he became the oldest player in the minor leagues, staying there until he was finally let go. His waitforitude came in handy when he had to stand in the unemployment line.

Etymology: "Wait for it," said over and over by coaches to encourage batters to exercise patience at the plate was also a line from the Mel Brooks'movie "Robin Hood, Men in Tights." + fortitude: strength of mind to allow endurance in spite of obstacles


hey hey, good word! - splendiction, 2009-10-05: 22:54:00


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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: WAIT shient

Sentence: "OUT"! Verbotsoxz players sought the perfect plays; ever waitcient over the unskilled pitches, their strikes and losses made them the undefeated defeated.

Etymology: WAIT with a hit of PATIENT.


waitcients...the people in the doctors waiting room... - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:16:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: expeck - wayt - shuns

Sentence: Jimmy was ever so patient, he had high expectwaitions that if he stood there long enough, the right pitch would eventually be his.

Etymology: expectations, wait


very well crafted. - splendiction, 2009-10-05: 22:57:00

good one - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:17:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: lage/ess

Sentence: He lages for the perfect opportunity to buy the stock at the right time. Because of his lagesness, he often misses the ideal price point.

Etymology: lag + ages

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Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: (ecks-ay-shense)

Sentence: She stood waiting there with exatience not realizing she had been stood up.

Etymology: "Excessive" (unrestrained) and "patience" (intolerance).

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Created by: yogiword

Pronunciation: in fin A shince

Sentence: The young mother, despite having the urge to hurry, developed the infinatience to wait for her toddler to discover every dandelion in the park as they enjoyed their daily outing.

Etymology: Congruence of "infinity" and "patience."

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: see-AL-us-mo-ment

Sentence: He knew he should have turned left at Poughkeepsie, but it didn't feel right, so he waited for that Cialusmoment and ultimately ended his journey in Tucson.

Etymology: Cialus - an erectile dysfunction medication whose commercial asks the question "When the time is right, will you be ready?"; moment


I LOVE this one! Very funny! - jedijawa, 2007-03-19: 14:49:00


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