Verboticism: Osciticulate

Osciticulate

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Definition: v., To yawn or sigh repeatedly in an effort to subtly communicate one's lack of interest in the current conversation. n., A series of long, exasperated, and often escalating sighs indicating extreme boredom.

Pronunciation: /ɒsɪtɪkjəleɪt/

Sentence: When she noticed he was not paying attention at all, she yelled at him: Stop osciticulating now! This is serious!!!!

Etymology: OSCITICULATE. From Oscitate (the act of being inattentive) + Articulate (to utter a speech sound)

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OZZIEBOB - 2008-09-10: 07:05:00
Oscitastic.