Verboticism: Arguenaut

'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

Create | Read



Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: argue-nought

Sentence: Jason was on the point of jumping overboard, prematurely ending his voyage. Due to a typo in the job ad, he had a crew of arguenauts and now the ship was going round in circles while they all disagreed on the course.

Etymology: argue (disagree strongly) + argonaut (someone seeking dangerous but rewarding adventure)

Points: 602

Comments: Arguenaut

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-11: 12:23:00
great word

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-11: 18:52:00
Very clever; good word!

Jamagra - 2008-03-11: 20:29:00

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:28:00

Nosila - 2008-03-11: 22:32:00
By Zeus, you have a good word there. That's what they should call the Toronto football team!