Verboticism: Napathy

'You can't fool me. You're fake yawning.'

DEFINITION: v., To yawn or sigh repeatedly in an effort to subtly communicate one's lack of interest in the current conversation. n., A series of long, exasperated, and often escalating sighs indicating extreme boredom.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: nap/a/thee

Sentence: Body stretches, yawning and running on the spot are sure signs of napathy.

Etymology: nap + apathy

Points: 635

Comments: Napathy

MrDave2176 - 2007-10-15: 10:13:00
I used this word in my sentence before i read you entered it here. Good word!

OZZIEBOB - 2007-10-15: 21:40:00
Good word!