Verboticism: Whinologue

Whinologue

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Created by: thegoatisbad

Definition: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

Pronunciation: WHY-NO-LOG

Sentence: Ever since Kimberly had decided to rebuke television, she spent vacant half-hour slots in front of a mirror, practicing what she wanted to tell co-workers the next day. As a result, the office became merely a backdrop for her crafted conversations- which were whinologues in reality.

Etymology: whine (complain) + monologue (indivdual uninterrupted speech)

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