Verboticism: Eegotist

Eegotist

petaj

Created by: petaj

Definition: n. A person who is so enamored with their online identity that they believe that it is more real than their physical one. v. To suddenly realize that you are large, blubbery mammal with no useful superpowers.

Pronunciation: ee-go-tist

Sentence: Nerdia was sometimes caught muttering in the lift. She hated catching site of herself in the mirrored walls as it threatened her eegotism, when she saw just how ordinary she looked, in comparison to her online persona.

Etymology: e (prefix commonly used for anything to do with the internet - electronic) + egotist (one who thinks they are darn cool)

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Comments: Eegotist

splendiction - 2009-05-15: 23:22:00
agree with the use of "e". eexcellent eword!