Verboticism: Increditulous

Increditulous

Created by: arrrteest

Definition: n. A team member who always shares the workload, but nevertheless tries to get exclusive credit for any work done. v. To temporarily suppress your own need for self-aggrandizement.

Pronunciation: in-cred-eh-chyo-lus

Sentence: Brad liked to work with newbies because they were not savy to his increditulous ways. He would sucker them all into believing they were working towards a common goal, but really he would be lifting himself on the shoulders of others all the while pretending to be genuine.

Etymology: in, not + credit,the ascription or acknowledgment of something as due or properly attributable to a person + credulous, willing to believe or trust too readily, esp. without proper or adequate evidence; gullible.

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Comments: Increditulous

pieceof314 - 2008-05-01: 10:17:00
I worked with someone like that. They would be not much more than a cheerleader and then take credit for everything.