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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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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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Hastenwaiter

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: HASE - uhn - wate - er

Sentence: Armando is an ardent and incurable hastenwaiter; he'll purposely prepare for meetings, trips or even visits hours in advance knowing he and his wife Matilda will sit around needlessly awaiting the appointed hour.

Etymology: Blend of hasten and wait.

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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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Obsessiwaiter

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: ob sess ih wayt er

Sentence: Harrold was an obsessiwaiter of unbelieveable magnitude. If the airlines said to be there 2 hours ahead of time, he had to be there 4 hours ahead. If he had to be at work by 8:00 am, he'd get there at 5. This put a strain his co-workers who were in his carpool and travel work's traveling group.

Etymology: obsessive + wait (er)

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COMMENTS:

This word could also fit for those waiters/waitresses who want to take your order before you've had a chance to even open the menu, and then come back every 20 seconds to check and see if you're ready to order yet. - Tigger, 2008-04-22: 23:25:00

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Speedelay

artr

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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Slowfaster

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: slow/faster

Sentence: A slowfaster is a pest who slows down proceedings by trying to speed them up.

Etymology: go faster + slow

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COMMENTS:

cute - Nosila, 2008-04-22: 17:26:00

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Punctualwaition

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: punk-shwul-wayt-shuhn

Sentence: I know the plane doesn't leave for another two hours, but I'm a stickler for punctualwaition.

Etymology: punctual (on time) + wait (to stay in place and remain in readiness) + inspired by punctuation (the act or practice of using standardized marks in writing and printing to separate sentences or to make the meaning clearer)

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Leagalistic

Created by: RLMzies

Pronunciation: Leaug-ual-lis-tic

Sentence: Mr. Barnes is a very leagalistic man. He made sure i packed my bags about 2 1/2 hours before it was time to leave to the airport. When i packed my bags, we left, 1 hour and 15 minuets early and waiting on the plane for 45 minuets. This is one very leagalistic man.

Etymology: This word came from the lanuage latin in the 1800's when the king of the time was always very early for events and since he was the kind and took care or leagal issues, they created this word to define the personatly of the king.

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COMMENTS:

I love this word. - Bubbles, 2010-06-27: 22:38:00

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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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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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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