Verboticism: Protemagnanimate

Protemagnanimate

Created by: stache

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: prō-těm'māg-nān'ə-māt'

Sentence: The project had to be completed, and for the success of the venture, it had to be seen as the success of the CEO; therefore, Bruce decided to protemagnanimate and put Gayland's name on the patent registration as the inventor.

Etymology: pro tem, for the time being; magnanimate, invented verb form of magnanimous, unselfish

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Comments: Protemagnanimate

daniellegeorge - 2008-04-30: 14:10:00
quite creative

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-02: 05:37:00
Excellent and natural blend.