Verboticism: Machamorphosis

Machamorphosis

Created by: TJayzz

Definition: n. A tool which has been re-purposed and is now being used (perhaps unsafely) to perform a completely different function. v. To use a tool for a different purpose than for which it was originally designed.

Pronunciation: Mak-a-mor-foe-sis

Sentence: Budding inventor Ivor Patent-Pending, cleverly adapted his ceiling fan every winter by machamorphosis so that it blew out hot air, thus being able to dry his clothes when the weather was bad.

Etymology: Blend of Machine(an apparatus using mechanical power) and Metamorphosis(alter, to change completely)

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Comments: Machamorphosis

metrohumanx - 2009-03-09: 02:20:00
RIGHT-O TJ!...and with a string attached, it makes an EXCELLENT cat toy!

metrohumanx - 2009-03-09: 02:25:00
Machamorphosis....like a luvely flutterby!

galwaywegian - 2009-03-09: 14:27:00
good one