Verboticism: Allieance

Allieance

Created by: splendiction

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: a lie ance

Sentence: Izzy's allieance with Ginger allowed her endless blathering about Gert's goings ons, Percy's petty problems and her own injustices. As long as Ginger got to lie around all day and eat his Whiskas, he was content. He'd even try to appear sympathetic over Izzy's gobbledygook!

Etymology: From: alliance or partnership + lie, to fib...and lay around.

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