Verboticism: Closetrophobia


Created by: Jabberwocky

Definition: n., A feeling of discomfort, common while sitting on a plane or train, created by the sense that you are about to be decapitated by your fellow passengers who are tilting aggressively towards you. v. To sit in a very small space, which seems to be getting smaller.

Pronunciation: klose/tra/foe/beea

Sentence: Owing to my closetrophobia, I wear a wide brimmed hat and a hoola hoop at all times to define my personal space.

Etymology: close + claustrophobia

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Comments: Closetrophobia

galwaywegian - 2008-01-29: 07:00:00
I'd say that outfit would be pretty effective in keeping people away from you alright.

silveryaspen - 2008-01-29: 09:08:00
lol ... nice clothes additions! Terrific creation!

bananabender - 2008-01-29: 21:49:00
great word again! You'll be fine in Southern Belle fancy dress too!!!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-30: 16:16:00
Good Word. Hoopla!