Verboticism: Lifespurn

'The victim of an extremely vicious browbeating'

DEFINITION: n. Annoying neighbors who spend endless hours mowing their lawns, painting their fences, washing their cars, and browbeating you because you have a life. v. To express disapproval for someone's lifestyle.

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: lie-f-sp-ern

Sentence: After many years of censuring her neighbours, the old woman finally reached the end of her lifespurn when she collapsed midcriticism on the decorative border that had whipped her into a judgmental frenzy.

Etymology: life + spurn + lifespan

Points: 860

Comments: Lifespurn

silveryaspen - 2009-03-17: 14:19:00
Admire how well you put your sentence, your thoughts, and your word together. Very well done!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-17: 19:41:00
Good word and sentence.

Nosila - 2009-03-17: 23:31:00
Nothing like having a garden to die for...

metrohumanx - 2009-03-18: 04:50:00
Concise and excellent!

petaj - 2009-03-18: 07:36:00
thanks for the nice comments