Verboticism: Comflirt

'Whaahh! I have a pimple!'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To seek appreciation, support, and/or love by trying to get people to feel sorry for you. n. Someone who believes that if you don't feel sorry for them, you do not love them.

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: kum-flurt

Sentence: The large angry-looking bug bite and subsequent broken nail and run in her stocking had transformed her into a whino. At the party, she proceeded to comflirt around the room until no one was left except for the dog, who humped her leg in sympathy.

Etymology: comfort, flirt

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Comments: Comflirt

silveryaspen - 2008-02-20: 13:52:00
Unique etymology! Great pathos in your sentence ... you really captured the pity and sorrow in the definition!

toadstool57 - 2008-02-20: 14:34:00
good one! I like the sentence.

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-20: 15:52:00
oh tidings of comflirt and joy

purpleartichokes - 2008-02-20: 18:08:00
Thanks Jabber... nothing like having a Christmas song stuck in your head while you're paying off the holiday spending spree.