Verboticism: Preenoccupied

'Excuse me, but are you giving us your full attention?'

DEFINITION: v. , To groom oneself in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times n., A person who practices personal hygiene in public places.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: preen/aw/ku/pyed

Sentence: Sally was so preenoccupied that she brought her whole makeup kit with her wherever she went. She sometimes used the reflection from a fellow passenger's glasses to adjust her lipstick.

Etymology: preen + preoccupied

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Comments: Preenoccupied

OZZIEBOB - 2007-12-09: 16:02:00
Maybe Sally was lipstick, but not lippy! Very good word!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-13: 15:06:00
Right on ... from the way it pops off the tongue to the way it hits the brain