Verboticism: Defrayaway

'If we buy 100 we'll save over $7000!'

DEFINITION: v., To believe you're saving money by buying things which are on sale even if you don't really want or need them. n., A person who believes they are saving their money whenever they buy something on sale.

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Defrayaway

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dee-fray-ah-way

Sentence: Jim was an imbesale who couldn't pass up econobuys. A strong believer in the defrayaway plan, he "saved" hundreds of dollars buying 8-track tapes for 99 cents, only to discover that none of his cronies at Verbotomy had an 8-track player.

Etymology: defray, layaway

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Jabberwocky - 2007-11-16: 12:46:00
maybe we could buy a couple of hundred of them on ebay - they're collectibles afterall

Stevenson0 - 2007-11-16: 18:28:00
Good word! De-fray(How To Save a Life)ment. There's a tune for you to hum for the weekend.

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-16: 21:49:00
Good word! The bargain hunter has little trouble finding a bargain, but a lot of trouble finding a use for it afterward.