Verboticism: Ferretrocious

'So what do you think of my snake?'

DEFINITION: v. To pretend that you adore someone's pet even though it is annoyingly stupid, bizarrely threatening, or just plain stinky. n. A alarming pet or companion, which nevertheless requires fawning.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ferret/trow/shus

Sentence: I find my friend's new pet ferret quite ferretrocious, especially after it attacked my pet bunny. My friend said it was just because my bunny was a tease and he really liked her.

Etymology: ferret + ferocious

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Comments: Ferretrocious

silveryaspen - 2008-03-07: 09:50:00
Always so pleasant to experience your subtle infunuations! Fierce word!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-07: 13:25:00
Sounds like ferrhetoric on the friend's part.

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-08: 21:04:00
Tough love,eh! Good word.