Verboticism: Trightning

'We played our A-Game today! Luckily there were a lot of "a" words. '

DEFINITION: v., To speak in an inspirational but perhaps incomprehensible manner by stringing together a series of grunts and clichés. n., An inarticulate TV or radio, post-game interview, typically given by a panting, toothless, sweating, verbally-challenged, and hugely overpaid, athletic superstar.

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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: tryt-ning

Sentence: John Edwards' speeches are sheer trightning. He tries to convince poor people he's one of them with rapid-fire down-home folksiness and then disappears, like a fart in the wind, off to another rally in his private jet.

Etymology: trite + lightning

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Comments: Trightning

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-04: 13:40:00
very nice

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-04: 15:09:00
I like it!

purpleman - 2008-02-04: 15:38:00
i like it but its hard to pronounce