Verboticism: Ingrossiate


Created by: Stevenson0

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: in/gross/ee/ate

Sentence: Amy was so smitten with Jim that she ingrossiated herself with his pet snake to save the relationship.

Etymology: ingratiate (to establish oneself in the favour, or good graces of others) + grossed out

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Comments: Ingrossiate

galwaywegian - 2008-03-07: 06:55:00
sssssmitten was she?

silveryaspen - 2008-03-07: 09:33:00
Was it the human snake he had hidden in his pants! Your sentence is so sly and clever!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-08: 21:06:00
Good word.