Verboticism: Gungfaux

'A nose bidet? Great...'

DEFINITION: v. To pretend to be enthusiastic even when you are not, simply because everyone else is. n. Fake enthusiasm.

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Gungfaux

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /gʌŋfoʊ/

Sentence: I'm gungfaux about all my boss's interests, especially his collection of rare fingernail clippings.

Etymology: From "gung ho" + "faux"

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Comments: Gungfaux

ErWenn - 2007-05-25: 02:23:00
I know, I know; this is an adjective, which is neither a verb nor a noun. I just couldn't resist.

Clayton - 2007-05-25: 02:55:00
Perfect!

BuenoCabra - 2007-05-27: 03:14:00
I really wanted to vote for this, but the wrong part of speech thing prevents me. I'm sorry! Great, though.

galwaywegian - 2007-05-28: 06:10:00
bit of a gunghoax really,