Verboticism: Limelightling

'Not now dear, Posh has stretch marks'

DEFINITION: v., To be so obsessed with the lives of celebrities that you neglect your own personal affairs, responsibilities and hygiene. n., A person who is infatuated with celebrities.

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /laɪmˌlaɪt.lɪŋ/

Sentence: He considered retiring from the public eye as the near-constant pestering by limelightlings was getting on his nerves. The two or three e-mails per week were just too much for one man to handle and stay sane. Somebody even recognized him at the store last month!

Etymology: From limelight + -ling, reminiscent of lighning

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Comments: Limelightling

silveryaspen - 2008-02-15: 10:20:00
Limelightling bug! Ingenious! You have my adoration for your creation!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-17: 16:50:00
Nice word!