Verboticism: Polycommotic

'Just a second, I have call waiting...'

DEFINITION: n. A person who engages themselves in several different communication channels at the same time, without paying attention to any of them v. To constantly switch your focus between cellphone calls, text messages, emails, and anything else that beeps.

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Polycommotic

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: POL e com OT ic

Sentence: Twenty minutes into their ride to the airport, when Loudon had not been able to complete a sentence in his conversation with Blanche due to her efforts to juggle two phone conversations and an IM session, while also listening to her Garman voice nav system, he realized she was a polycommotic.

Etymology: greek, "polys," many, + communicate +otic, as in hypnotic, neurotic and psycotic

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Comments: Polycommotic

yellowbird - 2008-02-28: 12:07:00
I hope they didn't make her shut off her phone on the plane. Going cold turkey like that could be hazardous for everyone. Good word!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-28: 12:43:00
Poly sure needs a lot more than a cracker to talk now! Unique and clever blending of some very choice words! Exceptional!