Verboticism: Hiddentation

Hiddentation

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Definition: v., To avoid unwanted interruptions (visits, calls, or emails) by pretending to be unavailable, unreachable or unconscious. n., A person who pretends they are not home in order to avoid talking to someone.

Pronunciation: hid-den-TA-shun

Sentence: Kyle was hiddentating in the third floor conference room. He was answering emails and doing his work but his hiddentat here prevented others from coming to see him in his office and interrupting his "flow".

Etymology: hidden + habitat

Points: 320

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Comments: Hiddentation

MrDave2176 - 2007-10-19: 09:54:00
I used to have a supervisor who used to do this very thing. He'd only respond to email while he was hiddentating on a conference room on an unused floor so that he would not be interrupted doing his work.

OZZIEBOB - 2007-10-20: 18:14:00
Good word!