Verboticism: Shredderfretter

Shredderfretter

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Created by: artr

Definition: v. To fret and worry after the accidental trashing of an important document, file or friend. n. The state of anxiety caused by an accidental deletion.

Pronunciation: shredərfretər

Sentence: It happened to him once. Fred shredded an important document. From that point forward Fred was a shredderfretter. He was afraid to shred anything for the fear that it could happen again. His office was so full of paper that his coworkers didn't know if he was in there or not.

Etymology: shredder (a machine or other device for shredding something, esp. documents) + fretter (someone who is constantly or visibly worried or anxious)

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Comments: Shredderfretter

wayoffcenter - 2008-12-30: 04:33:00
Another nice one that rolls off the tongue and plops on the floor. :)

Mustang - 2008-12-30: 23:35:00
Good one!