Verboticism: Fluse

Fluse

Created by: Stevenson0

Definition: v., To create the impression that you are deathly ill and represent a potentially lethal bio-hazard risk, so that your boss will ask you to "take the next couple of days off". n., A faked illness.

Pronunciation: f/lose

Sentence: Whenever Jenny has had enough of work, she'll call in with the fluse when she needs a mental health day at the beach.

Etymology: FLUSE noun - from FLU (highly contagious viral disease)+ FALSE (not genuine; counterfeit) + RUSE (a crafty trick, stratagem)

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