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'Hurry up we need to get in line!'

DEFINITION: v. To hurry up and wait. n. A person who compels you to prepare quickly for an activity which they know will be delayed, postponed or retarded.

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Travelurgent

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tra vel urj ent

Sentence: Travelling with Howie was not fun. He would go to the airport hours before the minimum check-in times just to "get a good seat" on the plane (even though seat selection had been assigned at booking time). He drove his wife, Wanda, crazy, as the rushing and waiting drove her mad. Howie was definitely a travelurgent and his haste in getting to the airport, frequently meant he forgot his tickets, passport and or money on the hallway table.

Etymology: Travel Agent (someone who sells or arranges trips or tours for customers) & Urgent (compelling immediate action)

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Queuebert

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kyoōbərt

Sentence: Albert is obsessed with being first. Whether it’s a new movie or the latest electronic gadget he just has to be at the front of the line. He’ll spend days camped out for concert tickets. His friends have taken to calling him queueBert. Perhaps this mania stems from the fact that his mother worked for the railroads and he was born in a caboose.

Etymology: queue (a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed.) Bert (short for Albert) a play on Q*bert an early video game

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Fasterlag

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: fast-er-lag

Sentence: Mr. Speedy Slowpoker insisted on being a fasterlag at the airport. It was important to him that he be the first person to be waiting at the front of the line...for no good reason.

Etymology: Faster - to speed up and Lag-to slow down and lag behind.

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Purusher

kulekrizpy

Created by: kulekrizpy

Pronunciation: poo-rush-r

Sentence: Jeremy was always hurrying his wife to everything. Just last week it was to leave for a party that started at 5 at 3, and today it was to get in line two hours early. He was most definitely a purusher.

Etymology: push (to push) + rush (to hurry something) + er

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Rushtinate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: rush-tin-ayt

Sentence: Brad is known with little affection among his friends as a major rushtinator, one who always pushes everyone to get ready for events well in advance and then find all kinds of reasons to put them off indefinitely.

Etymology: Blend of 'rush' (hurry) and 'procrastinate' (to put off till another day or time; defer; delay)

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Prodcrastinator

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: prod/cras/tin/ay/tor

Sentence: Jim was a hopeless prodcrastinator. He woke his girlfriend up at 5 every morning so they would be on time for work and then thought of endless tasks to complete which made them late every day.

Etymology: prod + procrastinator

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Scootsuite

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skoot sweet

Sentence: Jerry figured that jet lag was not really caused by the effect of travelling long distances in a short period on the human body. No, he knew it was really the effect of scootsuite on passengers. You know, where you race to line up and wait to run to yet another lineup and wait and eventually end up at an airport gate and have to wait forever for the plane to arrive, deplane, clean-up and reboard passengers. It often was hours before you actually got on a plane. the gates they were like hotel rooms, without the beds, comfortable seating or other basic amenities (like room service. In other words, jet lag was the act of being tired out even before you finally boarded the plane!

Etymology: Scoot (run or move very quickly or hastily) & Suite (apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)) & rhymes with Tout de suite(French for At Once)

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Speedelay

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spēdilā

Sentence: Phil is not the most polite driver we know. He cuts from lane to lane trying to get ahead of slower drivers only to be stopped by a traffic signal. He will speedelay all the way to work to get there 2 minutes earlier than someone who goes with the flow of traffic. His biography may well be entitled ”Rushing to the Red Light”.

Etymology: speed (rapidity of movement or action) + delay (be late or slow; loiter)

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Blitzsitz

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈblɪtˌsɪts/

Sentence: The blitzsitz is an important strategy that is difficult to maintain because, like many preventative techniques, its usefulness is only noticeable when it is not used.

Etymology: from Ger blitz "lightning" + Ger sitz "sitting"

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COMMENTS:

I found out today that "sitzkrieg" is already a word! - ErWenn, 2008-04-22: 09:48:00

interesting - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-22: 12:30:00

My grandpa would've taken a blitsitz bath in anticipation of developing hemeroids. - stache, 2008-04-22: 20:07:00

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Worrywait

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: worry+wait

Sentence: We got in line so early, only the worrywaits were there before us.

Etymology: worry+wait

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-06-05: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James