Vote for the best verboticism.

'I'm not pouting because the world sucks'

DEFINITION: n. A person who regularly sulks inside cafes and coffeehouses all day, contributing nothing more to their world than a pout. v. To glower angrily at the state of world affairs while remaining inactive and unemployed.

Create | Read

Verboticisms

Click on each verboticism to read the sentences created by the Verbotomy writers, and to see your voting options...

You have two votes. Click on the words to read the details, then vote your favorite.

Secmo

Kallystie

Created by: Kallystie

Pronunciation: sec-mo

Sentence: Maggie recently moved to Seattle for a job. After she moved to Seattle, she found out that her job was given to somebody more qualified. Day after day she sat at her local café, brooding over the lose of her job over a small Americano. One day she though to herself…I have become such a secmo. I should stop feeling sorry for myself and do something about it.

Etymology: Secmo is a combination of the words Seattle, café, and emotional.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Lattetude

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: lat-ay-tude

Sentence: Naomi thought it very fashionable and cool to adopt lattetude. So after her community service in the sanitation department she took to hanging around cafés adopting poses and pouts to convey her disinterest in everything, while spending a fortune on café lattés.

Etymology: latté (milky coffee) + lassitude (lack of emotion or interest) + attitude (posture of the body)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

Absolutely splendid - Rutilus, 2008-05-16: 11:12:00

Like it a latte! - Nosila, 2008-05-16: 08:37:00

let me espresso my agreement (ouch) - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:59:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:11:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Caffunk

Created by: melodydrama

Pronunciation: cah-funk

Sentence: As she sat in a dim corner of the cafe Eleanor pondered her unemployment and no one dared interrupt her since she was in one of her notorious caffunks.

Etymology: caffine+funk(bad mood)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 00:26:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Cafesneeria

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: kaf-ay-sneer-eeya

Sentence: Jan hated people, politicians, pets, TV, almost eveything in fact. In her own mind she was the most beautiful and gifted person on earth and it was about time someone came to her and offered her that dream job. Like all sufferers of cafesneeria, she was oblivious to her condition and its ability to divorce her from society and reality.

Etymology: cafeteria - coffee shop; sneer - scornful expression

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

I think I know her. lol Very good verboticism - Mustang, 2008-05-16: 07:12:00

petaj good one - petaj, 2008-05-17: 05:15:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Javapathy

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /JA-vap-uh-thee/

Sentence: Veronica hated going to the coffee shop next to the building where she worked because it seemed to always be filled with fateful, indifferent, Generation-Y'ers who were filled with javapathy, and acted world-weary and jaded beyond their years. They usually appeared to be alert and perceptive young adults, although that may have just been from all the caffeine. So, why didn't these people have jobs? Who was supporting these flocks of coffee house beatniks, sitting around scowling at the rest of the world, and sipping expensive café mocha lattes?

Etymology: Java - brewed coffee; coffee from the island of Java (Slang, from Java, an island in Indonesia where coffee is grown) + Apathy - lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things in general; indifference (from Greek, apathes "without emotion")

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

nice one. - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:41:00

Add in tidapthy - nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-18: 18:27:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Coffeegrouse

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kôfēgrous

Sentence: Ruby spends much of her day in the local coffee shop. While the waitress pours her java, she pours out her displeasure with the state of her life. Her grumbling has earned her the title of coffeegrouse.

Etymology: coffee (a drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub) + grouse (complain pettily; grumble) play on coffeehouse

Vote For | Comments and Points

Freshbroodcoffheshee

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fresh brood coff hee shee

Sentence: "Java bad day?" Joe the Baristo asked Capuccina, the customer who came in everday to sit and sip. "No, Joe, I've just bean doing a lot of brewding". "Oh", spouted Joe, "Why don't you Expresso yourself?" "Well, I can't seem to urn any money on my own, I'm on the brew", she said. "And what's worse, I can't seem to percolate any infusiasm for a career...in my family, that would be grounds for being disinherited". "Give yourself a break...quit pouring on the self-pity, you are robust...get out there and do what you do best!" "Really, Joe? Do you think I should quit being a mug, percolate myself among the cream of the crop." "That's the essence...don't be a freshbroodcoffheshee...show the world you have not gone to pot! Make your Dad, Juan Valdez, very proud and say "Cafe Au Lait...I am not afraid to meet my maker, I'm a mean caffeine,teen queen machine! I could be an Irish Coffee, a Spanish Coffee, a Turkish Coffee or an Arabica...I am so worldly, People would pay a lot, because I would addict them to my personality." Her eyes were big as saucers when she vowed this and her cup runneth over...Yes, Capuccina was positively frothy at the thought...she had a latte things to prove to herself!

Etymology: fresh (new, not stale or old ) & brood (think moodily or anxiously about something) & coffee (a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans) & he she (male or female) & fresh brewed (newly created)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Juanvaldesperado

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: wan/val/des/pur/ah/doh

Sentence: Juanvaldesperado is often seen hanging around coffee houses desperately seeking the one true beaning of life.

Etymology: Juan Valdez + desperado (Spanish for desperate)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

He's just trying to mocha difference...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-16: 08:38:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Socialgripe

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: so shall gripe

Sentence: Akin to the socialite is the socialgripe, with no hobbies or job prospects, but plenty of serious interests in society’s problems. Sour socialgripes congregate in neighbourhood cafes to share stories of social injustices. Many socialgripes have geniune concerns, but lack resources to remedy them.

Etymology: From: socialite and gripe.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Javaproblem

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ja va prob lem

Sentence: Sharon sat petulantly in her favourite coffee bar scowling as usual. She thought it made her look intellectual and intriguing... but to the other patrons, her body language said javaproblem?

Etymology: Java (coffee) & Problem (Issue) and Wordplay on "Do you have a problem?" (facetious question)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-16: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by scissorlips. Thank you scissorlips. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-06: 09:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by scissorlips. Thank you scissorlips. ~ James

artipt - 2018-07-18: 06:23:00
Здравствуйте! Смотреть видео: заработок в youtube сколько платят

Svetikreink - 2019-07-20: 00:36:00
http://www.dveri-ural.ru/communication/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=32950 https://ecobiocentre.ru/forum/user/19

Petrikreink - 2019-07-20: 01:51:00
http://xn----jtbnobglp7a.xn--p1ai/forum/user/6655/ http://xn--90ahc1ac7aeq.xn--p1ai/communication/forum/user/3070/

Genkareink - 2019-07-20: 09:08:00
http://masterclassbook.com/forum/user/49/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=8535 http://ok-avto.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile

Svetikreink - 2019-07-20: 09:45:00
http://nir.ras.ru/forum/user/1702/ http://masterclassbook.com/forum/user/1/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=8000 h

Petrikreink - 2019-07-20: 11:02:00
http://vidnoe.center-instrumenta.ru/forum/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=9938 http://xn----dtbhojfkaie8g3b.xn--p1ai/nw/forum/use

Genkareink - 2019-07-20: 18:06:00
https://www.semenatver.ru/forum/user/1635/ http://www.itogo.ua/communication/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=38971

Svetikreink - 2019-07-20: 18:43:00
http://xn----dtbhojfkaie8g3b.xn--p1ai/nw/support/forum/user/1/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=18400&SECTION_CODE=nw%2Fsupport&user%2F1%2F%3Fregis

Petrikreink - 2019-07-20: 19:58:00
https://www.image-factor.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=528 http://apdt.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_v