Verboticism: Ingratiape

'Jennifer? You've changed your hairstyle! I like it!'

DEFINITION: v. To seek approval from your boss by emulating their style, mannerisms or affectations. n. A person who copies their boss's style in order to win favor.

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Created by: administraitor

Pronunciation: in-gray-si-aip

Sentence: Ms. York was able to photocopy her fundament on "letter" at the office party, while Susan had to switch to "legal", undermining her ongoing efforts to ingratiape herself with her supervisor.

Etymology: ingratiate + ape (copy)

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Comments: Ingratiape

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-14: 11:49:00
this is good!!

Clayton - 2007-06-14: 15:23:00
Nice one.

texmom - 2007-06-14: 18:14:00
I like it.