Verboticism: Bootflex


DEFINITION: v. To instinctively slam your foot on "the brakes" even though you're just a passenger. Often occurs when the actual driver fails to brake appropriately. n. A sudden jerk of the leg.

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Created by: Drock

Pronunciation: BOOT-fleks

Sentence: As her friend skidded past the stop sign, she crammed her eyes closed and made a bootflex.

Etymology: Bootless - without result, futile. Reflex - an involuntary action.

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