Verboticism: Operaver

'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.

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Operaver

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: OP-ehr-ayvr

Sentence: Lucinda hated her job as customer service operator and as each day wore on and she tired of handling so many complaints and insults she became an operaver, returning insults and making slurs of all sorts.

Etymology: Blend of operator and 'raver' (one who utters as if in madness)

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Comments: Operaver

artr - 2009-06-02: 06:57:00
Good match to today's illustration.

mweinmann - 2009-06-02: 08:45:00
clever!

Nosila - 2009-06-02: 12:18:00
Raving good word