Verboticism: Haccent

'OMG YGLT Shakespeare'

DEFINITION: To unconsciously adopt the vocal mannerisms and linguistic stylings of the people with whom you are speaking.

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Haccent

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: hack + sent

Sentence: I found myself speaking in a brogue when I visited Ireland, luckily nobody beat me up for having such a painfully obvious haccent.

Etymology: Hack + accent

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