Verboticism: Statustraction

'Do you really charge $5000 an hour?'

DEFINITION: v. To be attracted to someone purely because of their social status, earning potential, or other professional skills. n. A person who is easily seduced by a status and professional credentials.

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Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: sta-tus-track-shun

Sentence: Emilio was in statustraction with Brittney Spears; even though he knew he could never get with her because he was quite ugly.

Etymology: status (position in the world) + satisfaction (happiness) + attraction (love or appreciation)

Points: 845

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Comments: Statustraction

silveryaspen - 2008-03-17: 12:55:00
His song might be "I can't get no Statustraction!" Excellent!

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-17: 13:50:00
great word

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-17: 22:21:00