Verboticism: Allieance

'You're the only person who ever listens to me...'

DEFINITION: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: a lie ance

Sentence: Izzy's allieance with Ginger allowed her endless blathering about Gert's goings ons, Percy's petty problems and her own injustices. As long as Ginger got to lie around all day and eat his Whiskas, he was content. He'd even try to appear sympathetic over Izzy's gobbledygook!

Etymology: From: alliance or partnership + lie, to fib...and lay around.

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