Verboticism: Dissplay

'So team, what do you think of my new idea?'

DEFINITION: n., An expressive gesture made with the belief that the person it is directed at cannot see it, typically occurs during telephone conversations, email discourses, and behind people's backs. v. To use an unseen gesture to express what you cannot say.

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Dissplay

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: diss pl ae

Sentence: He went through a wide range of dissplays for the benefit of the rest of the staff, who found it hilarious, especially since they had neglected to point out the newly installed webcam sitting atop hia monitor.

Etymology: display, diss as in disrespect

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Comments: Dissplay

silveryaspen - 2008-01-28: 11:38:00
Excellent!

Jabberwocky - 2008-01-28: 12:32:00
like it

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-28: 16:49:00
well done!