Verboticism: Trailgrate

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: trail/grate

Sentence: Cindy would trailgrate her friends so closely that they often collided. They took to wearing inner tubes to define their personal space.

Etymology: trail (follow closely) + grate (get on one's nerves) + tail gate

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Comments: Trailgrate

Mustang - 2008-04-12: 00:13:00
Very good!!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-04-12: 02:34:00
Great word.