Verboticism: Medigab


Created by: Stevenson0

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: med/i/gab

Sentence: Dentist's medigab is designed to move the patient's attention past the procedure so they will be somewhat more relaxed.

Etymology: medical + gab

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Comments: Medigab

petaj - 2007-10-16: 09:05:00
And not freak out when they see the bill.