Verboticism: Ostrichize

Ostrichize

Created by: gobidesert

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: awstritchize

Sentence: Uh oh, the boss is on the prowl. Perhaps I will just ostrichize in my cubicle for the next little bit.

Etymology: ostrich (head in sand) verbalized

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