Verboticism: Reverbetrait

'No, I'm first because I'm a zero.'

DEFINITION: n., A stylized form of argument, common among politicians, lawyers and married couples, where the parties state and restate their positions until the opponent is exhausted. v. tr., To argue by simply restating your position over and over again.

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Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: ree - VURB - uh - trayt

Sentence: Marla: Aarrggghhh! We've just been reverbetraited by a master. We've gotta go clear our heads because he's got us almost convinced that the earth is really flat! Dirk: Hope he falls off the edge of it!

Etymology: REVERBERATE: to reecho or resound, to be reflected many times. TRAIT: a distinguishing characteristic or quality, esp of one's personal nature, usually bad! n., REVERBETRAITOR

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Comments: Reverbetrait

Dougalistic - 2008-01-22: 04:50:00
Really good word and easily rolls off the tongue! Good thinking! 8/10 :)

silveryaspen - 2008-01-22: 12:35:00
Nice blending, bananab'l'ender!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-22: 22:15:00
Great word!