Verboticism: Jabjabber


Created by: purpleartichokes

Definition: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

Pronunciation: jab-jab-bur

Sentence: The only thing worse than the jabjabber that commences when a doctor pokes, prods, or jabs you with an instrument, is the ensuing phybberish you're expected to respond to.

Etymology: jab, jabber

Points: 389

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Comments: Jabjabber

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-16: 06:00:00
I was expecting some jabbertalky when I saw the definition but I thought the jab would come from Rikbadboyee - good word purple

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-16: 09:33:00
Ha! Jabbertalky was my first word, but I figured I'd leave it to someone else to make that jab first.