Verboticism: Workhoarse

'Don't worry, it's snot on your files.'

DEFINITION: v. To be so hardworking and dedicated to your job that you come to work even when you're sick and dangerously infectious. n. A person who comes to work sneezing, coughing, contagious, and sick as a dog.

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: werk - hors

Sentence: Jeremy was a real workhoarse. He often came to work hacking, coughing, sneezing and hoarse to the point that he could not talk. He thought he was earning "brownie points" with the boss but in reality, everyone was upset with him because he was contagious.

Etymology: work, hoarse, workhorse

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Comments: Workhoarse

Nosila - 2009-06-19: 13:04:00
Hoarseterical word!

Jabberwocky - 2009-06-19: 13:42:00
great word