Verboticism: Abiquirk

'It didn't use to bug you'

DEFINITION: n. A personality quirk or habit, which at first blush seems "cute", but which can quickly become so annoying that it undermines personal relationships. v. To be habitually irksome.

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Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: ahb-i-kwerk

Sentence: Jimmy's demeanor had several fatal abiquirks.

Etymology: abort(to end) + quirk(an eccentricity)

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