Verboticism: Illoiterate

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ill - LOYT - ehr - uht

Sentence: Marjorie was an illoiterate who was beyond obnoxious with her insistence on having the attention of whomever she wanted to engage in conversation.

Etymology: Blend of ill or 'objectionable', and loiter. A play on the word illiterate as well.

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Comments: Illoiterate

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-11: 13:18:00
very nice

Nosila - 2008-04-11: 22:44:00
Good word, Mustang. I really hate illoiterates who cannot read!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-04-12: 02:48:00
great blend.