Verboticism: Spintaxation

Spintaxation

Created by: Clayton

Definition: n. An invented word which appears learned, sounds sophisticated, and is completely confusing. v.intr. To use invented words in order to confuse others, and/or create the illusion of erudition.

Pronunciation: spin-tak-SEY-shuhn

Sentence: Horace's frequent bouts of culinary spintaxation included such neologistical wonders as "parcinnamonious," "hebetaters," and "porkabella."

Etymology: spin + syntax + taxation

Points: 707

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Comments: Spintaxation

petaj - 2007-06-26: 03:02:00
Mmm! I like righteous parsnips with herbed potatoes and pretty pork chops.

galwaywegian - 2007-06-26: 06:17:00
inchewbitably!

Clayton - 2007-06-26: 07:09:00
Inthefatigobbly!

petaj - 2007-06-26: 07:55:00
without a kraut

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-26: 14:45:00
your sentence confused me enough to get my vote