Verboticism: Maggoteer

'I wish this tree was dead.'

DEFINITION: v. To ignore anything positive and focus your energy on problems, disasters, and whatever bad news you find. n. A person who searches for, and feeds on, other people's weaknesses, failures and mistakes.

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Pronunciation: meh-gah-teer

Sentence: If only Dart could find two more people to join him in his cause of whining, grumbling and complaining about every rotten thing then they could call themselves The Three Maggoteers.

Etymology: Using MAGGOT, a larvae that feeds on diseased or dead cells + a play on "The Three Muskateers," a French novel about a young hero named d'Artangan by Alexandre Dumas, pere

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Comments: Maggoteer

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-22: 06:41:00
I would hate to run into three Maggoteers types at one time! I really enjoy everyone's words and what they come up with in sentences! Very creative :)