Verboticism: Vexpertise

'Wow, that kid sure can eat...'

DEFINITION: n., A "talent" for which an individual takes a great deal of personal pride, even though it is just a common, mundane skill that almost everyone can do. v., To take pride in a special talent which in fact is not special at all.

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: vex/pur/tease

Sentence: Johnny's mom thought her son charmed his way into being promoted to higher levels but it was really only his vexpertise.

Etymology: vex + expertise

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Comments: Vexpertise

Nosila - 2008-11-18: 20:40:00
Vexcellent word!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-11-19: 16:44:00
I like it

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