Verboticism: Nomit

'Who's the lucky lady?'

DEFINITION: v. To be unable to remember the name of a person you are speaking to, even though you've had a long-standing, and perhaps even an intimate relationship. n. An inability to remember a person's name.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/uh/nim

Sentence: On a regular basis, John nomits who he is with and just calls them 'Buddy' and 'Babe'.

Etymology: nom (name) + omit

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silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 09:50:00
Uncomplicated but oh so powerful! Excellent creation!

ErWenn - 2008-03-04: 09:59:00
In the running for highest quality-to-length ratio for the whole site!

silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 19:01:00
I agree, Erwenn! Well put!

silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 19:04:00
Stevenson, every time I think of nomit, I think of gnome ... how in the world did you keep from making your sentence about gnomes? I've felt compelled all day to say your word (not sentence) has such a mythical and magical ambiance! So I finally said it!