Verboticism: Pseudore

Pseudore

Created by: Biscotti

Definition: v. To pretend that you adore someone's pet even though it is annoyingly stupid, bizarrely threatening, or just plain stinky. n. A alarming pet or companion, which nevertheless requires fawning.

Pronunciation: soo-dore

Sentence: Janice was overcome with pseudore when she met her boyfriends stupid, ugly pet chimpanzee. The only trick he had taught it was how to fling poo at strangers, but Janice was quite sure they did this on their own in the wild. She pretended to enjoy the trick, even though she was the victim.

Etymology: pseudo (fake) + adore (love)

Points: 494

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Comments: Pseudore

silveryaspen - 2008-03-07: 09:39:00
Sentence really grossed me out, as I'm sure you meant it to do! Thank goodness I can escape thru your pseudore! Word and etymology have lots of originality!

picabomama - 2008-03-08: 13:37:00
I love words that employ a silent p!