Verboticism: Echohead

Echohead

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Definition: v. To seek approval from your boss by emulating their style, mannerisms or affectations. n. A person who copies their boss's style in order to win favor.

Pronunciation: ek o hed

Sentence: "Sara thought that Sally, her new manager was stylish, clever and beautiful. In a vain attempt to get Sally to notice her,Sara set about becoming an echohead. Maybe that would make Sally realise how similar the both were?"

Etymology: Echo - a sound heard again near its source after being reflected. 2. A Person who reflects or imitates another. mid-14c.,personified as a mountain nymph, from ekhe "sound." The verb is from 1550s. Head - a person at the top, to whom others are subordinate, as the director of an institution or the manager of a department, the boss

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