Verboticism: Biographoon

Biographoon

Created by: zebrahdh

Definition: v. To identify so strongly with character from a book, show, or urban legend, that you become convinced that the story is actually about you. n., A person who believes they are a fictional character in wonderfully tragic and heroic story.

Pronunciation: bi-og-ruh-foon

Sentence: That stupid orphan boy has been wearing those glasses ever since he read the Harry Potter books, and I heard that he is such a biographoon, he's even considering getting a lightning bolt tattooed on his forehead.

Etymology: Biography combined with buffoon.

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Comments: Biographoon

silveryaspen - 2008-01-24: 09:32:00
Clever combo!

zebrahdh - 2008-01-24: 21:21:00
Thanks

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-25: 03:40:00
I think it the same boy, having killed his mother and father, threw himself on the mercy of the court because he was an orphan! But after all an autobiography is a popular form of fiction in which the writer is always the hero! Interesting word.