Verboticism: Ignorambulator


Created by: Mustang

Definition: v. To ignore conventional wisdom and traffic rules by walking in areas normally restricted to motor vehicles. n. An aggressive pedestrian who feels it is their god-given right to walk in the middle of the road.

Pronunciation: ig-nor-AM-buhl-ayt-ehr

Sentence: Seemingly unaware of traffic laws or of the fact that he was impeding traffic as well as endangering his very life, Wilbur continued on, the unmindful ignorambulator, leaving cursing motorists in his wake.

Etymology: Blend of 'ignorant' (lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact) and 'ambulator' (One who walks about; a walker)

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Comments: Ignorambulator

metrohumanx - 2009-03-02: 05:47:00
Ignoramulator has great "texture"...I was leaning toward something ambulatory, too. Nice word, Mustango!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-02: 10:16:00
great combo

silveryaspen - 2009-03-02: 10:39:00
Also a perfect blend of ignoramus and ambulator! Great create!