Verboticism: Badvice

Badvice

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Created by: artr

Definition: n. Advice which is asked for, considered, and then promptly forgotten -- until it is too late. v. To ask for, listen to, and then reject or ignore advice.

Pronunciation: badvīs

Sentence: Jill would often seek out her uncles’s badvice, knowing that she was on the right track if she did the opposite. To date her best reversal was to invest in this quirky little company called Apple who her uncle said would never amount to anything.

Etymology: bad (of poor quality; inferior or defective) + advice (guidance or recommendations concerning prudent future action, typically given by someone regarded as knowledgeable or authoritative)

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