Verboticism: Shoutfit

'Guess what I'm giving you for your birthday?'

DEFINITION: v. To wear special uniforms and carry around unusual props in order to stimulate social interaction. n. A person who compensates for their lack of personality and weak social skills by resorting to props and costumes.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: shout-fit

Sentence: Bruce is rather shy. He has trouble speaking up or stepping forward to get the attention he craves. When he really wants to be noticed he relies on a loud shoutfit to make his point. He might be quiet but his clothing choices can scream.

Etymology: shout (to call or cry out loudly and vigorously) + outfit (a set of usually matching or harmonious garments and accessories worn together)

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