Verboticism: Protectomania

'But Daddy you can't lock me in my room!'
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DEFINITION: v. tr. To be so overly protective about a person or object, that you become completely possessed by the fear of what could go wrong. n. A person who is so worried about protecting something that they smother it with their own fears.

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Created by: Sibahi

Pronunciation: Protect-o-mania

Sentence: Julie, a 29-year-old, is regularly locked in her room in Friday nights by her protectomaniac father.

Etymology: Protect-o-mania: "mad about protection."

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Comments: Protectomania

silveryaspen - 2008-02-22: 14:38:00
Was his favorite song "Crazy Over You?" Good one!