Verboticism: Therapay

'But I've already shown you every shoe in the store...'

DEFINITION: v. To purchase a bauble, article of clothing, or major appliance, in order to alleviate anxiety or other psychological stress. Often leads to overspending. n. An item which has been purchased to fill an emotional void.

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Created by: chris

Pronunciation: therra-pay

Sentence: Fiona's credit card showed all too clearly the full extent of her therapaying

Etymology: therapy + pay

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