Verboticism: Privacypoker

'Do you mind sitting somewhere else?'

DEFINITION: v. tr., To invade another person's personal space by sitting, standing or hovering unnecessarily close. n., A person who habitually stands or sits "uncomfortably close" when communicating with others.

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Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Priv-acey-poke-er

Sentence: I was in class the other day talking to Michelle when that nerd, Johno came over and was lingering like a bad smell around us trying to find out what we were saying.. I mean, huh, what a privacypoker!

Etymology: Privacy - Your own personal space you like to keep to yourself without others being aware. Poker - As in 'poking into my/ our/ your business' like a spy or detective.. Unwanted and rude.

Points: 1052

Comments: Privacypoker

silveryaspen - 2008-01-21: 10:25:00
Privacypoker - poker losers ... good interplay that really gets the idea across on so many different levels. Good one.

bananabender - 2008-01-21: 10:52:00
I agree with silveryaspen. A wannabee that's just nevergonna! Clever word, and I like the p...p... rythm.