Verboticism: Subordigrate

Subordigrate

Created by: arrrteest

Definition: v. To take the frustration and anger you receive from one person and redirect it towards another person, usually of lower status. n. An act of aggression directed towards an individual or object that was not the source of provocation.

Pronunciation: suh-bor-deh-grayt

Sentence: Jane began to subordigrate her the mail clerk as soon as she got off the phone with her boss. She was chewed out for lower production numbers for the previous month and then turned around and took it out on the one person in the office who had no control over sales.

Etymology: subordinate + grate

Points: 890

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Comments: Subordigrate

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-23: 09:08:00
very nice