Verboticism: Moanses

'The victim of an extremely vicious browbeating'

DEFINITION: n. Annoying neighbors who spend endless hours mowing their lawns, painting their fences, washing their cars, and browbeating you because you have a life. v. To express disapproval for someone's lifestyle.

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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: /mohn-siz/

Sentence: Charlotte pulled out of the garage to find the Christmas lights torn down to the point that they were dragging through her hair. She clawed at the string of bulbs as she nearly ran the convertible into the mailbox. Looks like the Moanses were trying to give her another hint.

Etymology: Play on words of "Joneses", as in "keeping up with the" and moan, to low with dismay or pain

Points: 1826

Comments: Moanses

silveryaspen - 2009-03-17: 14:08:00
Super funny! Truly a great word for complaining neighbors. Excellent!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-17: 19:38:00

Nosila - 2009-03-17: 23:32:00
Sounds like our neighbour, Mona Lott!