Verboticism: Splurjesus

'Must buy presents.'

DEFINITION: n., The wondrous, and the "wonder how I'm going to pay for it" feelings of the holiday shopping season. v., To stumble through a shopping mall like a zombie on a buying binge, grabbing anything and everything that will fit on your credit card.

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Created by: Maxine

Pronunciation: splur 'jee zus

Sentence: In one day, Peter splurjesused $1500 on gifts. And why wouldn't he? As a Christian, it's his duty to spend as much as possible during the holiday season.

Etymology: A portmanteau of 'splurge' and 'Jesus'; the connotation of frightening abnormality from 'bejesus'

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