Verboticism: Ethnitude

'We know how to purse our lips!'

DEFINITION: To pose, or posture, in a distinctive manner in order to express one's cultural affinities -- may be accompanied by awkward gestures.

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Ethnitude

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Eth - ne - tood

Sentence: Tony was in my face with major ethnitude. He did nothing to help fight stereotyping. His expressions and extreme finger gestures guaranteed that he always stood out from the crowd.

Etymology: Ethnic: Belonging to or deriving from the cultural, religious, or linguistic traditions of a people or country. Attitude: Position or posture of the body appropriate to or expressive of an action or emotion.

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