Verboticism: Lexibloat



Created by: petaj

Definition: v. To demonstrate your superior knowledge and intellect by using complex, confusing and mind-numbingly stupid jargon. n. A person who uses big words to inflate their unusually small ideas.

Pronunciation: lex-i-blow-t

Sentence: Profound felicitations settled on you in this most erudite epistle are legitimately postulated subsequent to your impeccable recitation at the penultimate convocation of the lexibloat fraternity. or "Well done". noun. This letter contians lexibloat. verb. Let's lexibloat this memo, so no one realizes we stuffed up.

Etymology: Used as a verb and noun. lexicon (vocabulary) + bloat (to puff up) adj. lexibloatluent +fluent (speaks easily) lexibloatsia add suffix from intelligentsia = those who practise lexibloat

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Comments: Lexibloat

ErWenn - 2008-03-06: 11:08:00
Nice word.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-06: 11:18:00
I love the implied swelled head ... Swell word!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-06: 18:06:00
Great word! Perfectly describes the definition.