Verboticism: Maskqueraid

Maskqueraid

Created by: Jabberwocky

Definition: n. A prop (e.g. papers, files or any non-functional equipment) used to create the illusion of busyness. v. To use office supplies to create the illusion that you are working.

Pronunciation: mask/ur/aid

Sentence: No one knew which department he worked in but with his maskqueraid of blackbery and wireless headset he easily passed his day wandering and betting on horses.

Etymology: masquerade + mask + aid

Points: 455

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Comments: Maskqueraid

Nosila - 2008-08-06: 21:53:00
great word and welcome back!