Verboticism: Grinderminder

'It's time to find your inner cockroach'

DEFINITION: n. A person who succeeds not because of their talents, but because they just won't quit. v. To firmly believe in your talents and never give up on your goals, despite the huge obstacles, snide comments, and repeated setbacks.

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Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: grīnd-er-mīnd-er

Sentence: Kendra's stick-to-it-ness gave her the reputation of being the workplace grinderminder. No matter what the boss threw at her, she always plodded her way through each task, often learning the ropes as she went along. Sometimes she was able to do it with no problems, other times she had to start over and ask for help. Either way, everyone knew she wouldn't quit.

Etymology: grind, from grindstone + minder, a person who is paying attention to something

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Comments: Grinderminder

daniellegeorge - 2008-05-01: 09:39:00
that's stupid. :D

pieceof314 - 2008-05-01: 13:54:00
What? Why would you say that?

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-02: 05:27:00
Good word.

pieceof314 - 2008-05-02: 14:50:00
Thanks, Ozziebob!