Verboticism: Croosht


Created by: silveryaspen

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: Cr-oo-sht

Sentence: Cubicles. in many work places, always give that croosht feeling, as one contemplates what will be the next to swoop down on you ... boss, customer, or even falling files!

Etymology: From roost meaning to sit and cramped meaning without sufficient space and crush in the sense of quashed or squashed.

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Comments: Croosht

Jabberwocky - 2008-01-29: 10:45:00
I often feel croosht - nice word

bananabender - 2008-01-29: 21:54:00
fun word to say quickly over and over!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-30: 16:15:00
Pithy & pertinent- I like it!