Verboticism: Pedoperforate

Pedoperforate

Created by: chris

Definition: v. To push yourself so hard to reach an impossibly high standard of perfection, that you undercut your own success. n. An impossibly high goal which practically guarantees failure.

Pronunciation: ped-oh-perf-orate

Sentence: He had pedoperforated himself so many times in the course of his career, that he he could now use either foot as a sieve

Etymology: pedo (from latin for foot) + perforate = shoot yourself in the foot

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Comments: Pedoperforate

wordmeister - 2007-01-16: 10:26:00
You mean he creates a new hole each time? Ouch! You's think he'd learn and start reusing the old holes...

purpleartichokes - 2007-01-16: 13:11:00
I like this one! It reminds me of my friend who is always probosexcising (biting off his nose to spite his face).