Verboticism: Delebiejeebies

Delebiejeebies

Created by: Stevenson0

Definition: v. To fret and worry after the accidental trashing of an important document, file or friend. n. The state of anxiety caused by an accidental deletion.

Pronunciation: dee/lee/jee/beez

Sentence: With one keystroke, Jenny realized that she had eliminated four hours work and a most important document. She was overtaken by the delebiejeebies characterized by uncontrollable shaking and sweating.

Etymology: dele (to delete)+ heebie-jeebies (a condition of extreme nervousness caused by fear, worry, strain)

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Comments: Delebiejeebies

silveryaspen - 2008-03-05: 13:14:00
Rhyming syllables , great choice of words, fun blending, not only is the meaning evident, but the feeling it brings! Great creation!