Verboticism: Chompitence

Chompitence

Created by: Jabberwocky

Definition: n., A "talent" for which an individual takes a great deal of personal pride, even though it is just a common, mundane skill that almost everyone can do. v., To take pride in a special talent which in fact is not special at all.

Pronunciation: chomp/i/tenss

Sentence: Chris' chompitence was to chew food in perfect time to the music being played in the restaurant.

Etymology: chomp + competence

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Comments: Chompitence

Banky - 2008-01-25: 11:07:00
Haha, awesome!

gundlefinger - 2008-01-25: 19:47:00
terrific!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-25: 15:22:00
Absolutely brilliant! Sounds like Chris is a "glutton for nourishment". Wonder if there's a lingering malady somewhere in his chonkey head!?

silveryaspen - 2008-01-25: 21:58:00
Another great creation by changing just one letter ... very clever again!