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'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Trublatcrat

Created by: Maclovin

Pronunciation: turb-lat-crat

Sentence: she is such a big turnlatcrat, i wish she could go away and be a turblatcrat to someone else.

Etymology: turb-disturb lat-to bear crat-one who advocates or practuced rule by

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vote 4 me :) - Maclovin, 2011-11-03: 15:02:00

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Viralurk

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: vahy-ruh-lurk

Sentence: When asked why they need locks on their doors, the majority of teenagers will claim it is to prevent parents and siblings from viralurking while they study diligently. Soaring enrollment in MMORPGs and abysmal high school median grades seem to counter this argument.

Etymology: viral + lurk

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Mousekesteer

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: mouse/ke/stere

Sentence: Our new IT manager is a mousekesteer and constantly hovers over anyone trying to figure out any computer problem.

Etymology: mouse + steer + mouseketeer

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Awenshake

Created by: mariangela

Pronunciation:

Sentence: "Who do you think you are, awenshaking me like that? Your lack of planning does not constitute an emergency for me. Go wait your turn!"

Etymology: inspired by shock & awe campaign.

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Illoiterate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ill - LOYT - ehr - uht

Sentence: Marjorie was an illoiterate who was beyond obnoxious with her insistence on having the attention of whomever she wanted to engage in conversation.

Etymology: Blend of ill or 'objectionable', and loiter. A play on the word illiterate as well.

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COMMENTS:

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:18:00

Good word, Mustang. I really hate illoiterates who cannot read! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:44:00

great blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:48:00

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Orbnit

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: orb-nit

Sentence: I tried to verbotomize, but Mark was being an orbnit, so I couldn't think of a decent word.

Etymology: orbit, nit (the egg of a parasitic insect)

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great blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:11:00

Nice and neat. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:33:00

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Smotherlover

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: smuthr-luvr

Sentence: Andrea was an annoying smotherlover, believing that by dominating the time and attention of others she was giving them her affection, not realizing she was being extremely annoying.

Etymology: Blend of smother and lover

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It's also what you call someone who loves the Smothers Brothers! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:11:00

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Endotopamaniac

beardo

Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: Endo-topuh-maniac

Sentence: My wife's side of the family are all endotopamaniac.

Etymology: Endo- Within top- Place -maniac- one having a madness or passion for

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Foistaid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foistād

Sentence: When her boss is ready to implement what she deems an ill-advised policy, Joan administers foistaid. She will plant herself in the exec’s office until her views are heard.

Etymology: foist (impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on) + aid (a person or thing that is a source of help or assistance)

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Foist she's a jolly good fellow... - Nosila, 2010-06-17: 23:43:00

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Focusquid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foh-kuh-skwid

Sentence: Denise is the office focusquid. She can slip quietly into your space and slowly wrap her tentacles around you until you have no choice but to be totally focusquid on her.

Etymology: focus (center of attention) + squid (any of several ten-armed cephalopods)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James