Verboticism: Aidnauseum

'Let me help you with that zipper'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone in spite of their repeated assurance that they have things well in hand, and already have their own remedies in mind. n. Unwanted help or assistance.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ade/naw/zee/um

Sentence: Sally's propensity to constantly offer assistance went on aidnauseum. The paramedics in her neighbourhood were particularly distressed.

Etymology: aid + ad nauseum (to an excessive degree)

Points: 2048

Comments: Aidnauseum

mweinmann - 2009-07-07: 12:08:00 this one!