Verboticism: Bufflooniery

'Why are you still working on your resume?'

DEFINITION: v. To obsessively work on, shine and polish something which has no intrinsic value. n. A item which has lots of imagined shine in the eyes of the owner, but no real value for anyone else.

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Bufflooniery

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: buff/luny/ary

Sentence: Sceptics called it bufflooniery but Sally was convinced that her collection of Canadian loonies would one day be the one true global currency and religiously buffed and polished them.

Etymology: buff + loonie + buffoonery

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Comments: Bufflooniery

kateinkorea - 2009-03-10: 08:35:00
Funny! (Poor Sally)

metrohumanx - 2009-03-10: 12:21:00
I really took a shine to this word!

silveryaspen - 2009-03-10: 14:37:00
Rich! luv it!