Verboticism: Irkophantic


Created by: Rasputin01

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: Erk-o-fan-tic

Sentence: Dave was irkophantic about his boss Sharon's chihuahua, due to the fact he wanted to keep his job (she was besotted with the beast)!!

Etymology: Irksome - Annoying, vexing Sycophantic - Fawning, parasitic

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Comments: Irkophantic

silveryaspen - 2008-03-07: 09:30:00
Great originality!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-08: 21:08:00
I tried to weave "sycophantic" into my word, but couldn't! You've done well.