Verboticism: Spitosaurus

'I thought you said hork...'

DEFINITION: v. To expectorate unexpectedly, especially in situations where it is not considered socially acceptable. n. A person who habitually spits, even when among polite company.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vess oooooooooooooo veeeeeeee uk!

Sentence: Alarmed at the sound of the vesuviyucking coming from the kitchen of Metro's Mouthwatering Diner, she decided against ordering the green salad.

Etymology: vesuvius as in volcano, yuck as in yuck


with the special dressing - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:17:00

how clever to relate such unwelcome eruptions - Super Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 13:55:00

metrohumanx NO SOUP FOR YOU!! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

She should ve-sue-vious them! Good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:20:00

I'm never eating out again. - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:07:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: in hoss pit abel

Sentence: anyone that inhospittable was always going to end up in hospittle

Etymology: inhospitable spit

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: splat/turn/i/tee/soot/or

Sentence: Everything was perfect about her boyfriend except that he was a splatternitysuitor.

Etymology: splatter + suitor + paternity suit

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Created by: kalex

Pronunciation: m-yoo-ka-lep-tick

Sentence: My brother is a muculeptic, he spontaneously and perpetually spits all over the place.

Etymology: Muc-derived from mucus; leptic-to compulsively and persistently be afflicted VERB:Muculactate

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: gawb-itt

Sentence: Sheila wished that Ray would keep his gobbits to himself, especially since the H1N1 outbreak.

Etymology: gob (as in saliva) + bit (as in pieces)

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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: hack a tack

Sentence: His sudden hackattack shocked the restaurant diners. Some of the surprised onlookers noticed his sudden spasm of churling coughs froze; while a few others acted swiftly to aid the man whom they mistook for choking on a piece of steak. One onlooker, obviously either a doctor or first-aid graduate, began applying the h-manoeuvre to the man. He resisted violently with a shout “Whhwaat r u dewing? I ave a orrible cold and need to eat!”

Etymology: From hack (to cough in sudden, uncontrollable spasms) and attack (to act on something with violence or vigor).


metrohumanx EXCELLENT word! I wonder if one can apply the Heimlich Manoever in REVERSE? - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:42:00

Yes, that would be a good manoever for this particular guy! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:10:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sali vay shun armee

Sentence: When Judy Drench went out for dinner with Rudy B. Havior, she did not understand that she would be dating the salivationarmy. Rudy shlurped and shpittled his way through the meal. By the end of the evening, she was a human spittoon. Judy had more DNA samples on her than a CSI lab.

Etymology: Salivation (the secretion of saliva) & play on Salvation Army (a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless)


:D - galwaywegian, 2010-09-23: 14:26:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: spit-TOON

Sentence: Whether or not it was intentional no one knew, but folks did know a conversation with Willard may well result in them being plastered with his dinner, his drinks or just his spittle and behind his back folks referred to his conversation as a spittune as the 'punctuations' of spittle resembled the beat of uptempo music.

Etymology: Blend of 'spit' (expectorate) and 'tune' (song or bit of music) Play on the word spittoon, a cuspidor

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hork yewl

Sentence: Her blind date turned out to be a mystery date, especially after he covered her in his trachial fluids. He was none other than Horkule Poirot and her little grey cells wished she had never agreed to this outing.

Etymology: Hork (to release phlegm from nose or throat)& Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie's fictional Belgian Detective)

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: OR-DASS-pe-tee

Sentence: Boldrick had no shame. His audaspity frequently resulted in him being thrown out of parties, book groups, weddings and funerals by irate hosts still dripping with spittle.

Etymology: audacity (boldness) + spit (expel saliva and/or mucus)


spot on! - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:13:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Well that was a strange reduplicomment! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

petaj Jabber, should that be "spit on"? Metro, you are really spitting out comments there. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:10:00


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