Verboticism: Ostendictious

Ostendictious

Created by: kateinkorea

Definition: v. To demonstrate your superior knowledge and intellect by using complex, confusing and mind-numbingly stupid jargon. n. A person who uses big words to inflate their unusually small ideas.

Pronunciation: OS ten DIC shus

Sentence: I think my ostendictious co-worker has swallowed a dictionary and wants us all to know.

Etymology: ostentatious:expensive or noticeable in a way that is intended to impress people. and dictionary

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Comments: Ostendictious

mweinmann - 2008-12-31: 09:10:00
This is a clever combination of impressive overinflation....like it.

OZZIEBOB - 2009-01-01: 00:20:00
Like it alot.