Verboticism: Gawkytrot

'What do you think of my latest dance moves?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who, despite professional lessons and incessant practice, cannot dance without looking like a ruptured goose. v. To dance in an awkward or clumsy manner.

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Gawkytrot

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gaw/kee/trot

Sentence: Jenny hates going to weddings with Joe because he always wants to dance, but he can only gawkytrot his way around the dance floor.

Etymology: GAWKY (awkward; ungainly; clumsy) + FOXTROT (a dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps in fixed sequences)

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marumaru - 2009-07-10: 21:12:00
Fav one, but you used it as a verb in the example... of course, it could be both a noun and a verb.