Verboticism: Mallinger

'I guess I'll do a little window shopping...'

DEFINITION: v. What boyfriends and husbands do while they are waiting their girlfriends and/or wives to shop. n. A person doing such a thing.

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Mallinger

Created by: kabloozie

Pronunciation: Mahl-LING-er

Sentence: Two hours after the Wife entered Old Navy, Bob was seen in the food court, mallingering on the cement bench with an empty bag of Cinnabons.

Etymology: Mall: a large retail complex with no hardware stores. Linger: to pass time in a tedious manner.

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Comments: Mallinger

kabloozie - 2007-09-26: 02:26:00
wow. my first verboticism....sniff.

petaj - 2007-09-26: 04:44:00
It's a good one too. No auto parts stores in a Mall either.

galwaywegian - 2007-09-26: 07:22:00
good start!

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-26: 10:42:00
wow - what a debut!!

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-26: 18:44:00
Perhaps Bob should have lingered in lingerie boutique. Might not have been so teduous for him ! Good start:good word.