Verboticism: Narcisspicuous

'Do I look okay?'

DEFINITION: To require constant reassurance, praise, and -- in emergency situations -- flattery, despite obvious qualifications and/or expertise.

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Narcisspicuous

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Nar-sis-spik-yoo-iss

Sentence: My friend is so Narcisspicuous. Every day she asks "Do I look fat?" and she is 30 lbs. underweight so I say "no", of course. Except one day I said "yes", she cried first and then ran to the bathroom... I guess to brush her teeth because weird gurgling noises kept me up all night.

Etymology: Narcissist (love of oneself) + conspicuous (clearly visible)

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Comments: Narcisspicuous

purpleartichokes - 2007-07-13: 11:17:00
A great word. Makes you sound smart, though you may look a little dumb unravelling your tongue.

galwaywegian - 2007-07-16: 03:56:00
brilliant!