Verboticism: Operantor

'Hello? Hello? Is this customer service?'

DEFINITION: v. To greet a person on the phone in rude or obnoxious manner, and then do your best to ignore, or talk over, whatever they say as the conversation continues. n. A person with atrocious phone manners.

Create | Read

Operantor

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Opp - uhr - RANT - er

Sentence: Hildegarde hated her job as a customer service representative and took every opportunity to respond with her mean mouth operantor persona.

Etymology: Blend of operator and ranter.

Points: 638

Vote For

Comments: Operantor

bookowl - 2008-04-16: 15:04:00
great!

Tigger - 2008-04-16: 23:04:00
Clever angle — great word!