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Spectatorate

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DEFINITION: n. The slow but steady rise of murmurs, coughs or harrumphs in audience. May indicate dissatisfaction, or the presence of a lethally infectious virus. v. To clear one's throat

Pronunciation: spek tay tor ayt

Sentence: The rate of spectatorate rises proportionately to the length and boredom with a production, sports event or movie. It is only surpassed by the exitspectatorate of patrons to the washrooms or snack bars. The former taking 45 minutes and the latter costing about $24 a pop.

Etymology: Spectator (a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as a performance or an exhibition of some kind) & Expectorate (clear out the chest and lungs;discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

Created by: Nosila.

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artr Cacoughony: /kəkôfənē/ It started with a sniffle in the lobby. It soon swept over the entire audience and most of the cast. The cacoughony brought the production to a halt. Etymology: cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds) + cough (expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound) Created by: artr.
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Excellent!! - CharlieB, 2011-01-28: 05:05:00

Ahemaflem: /A-hem-a-flem/ Mr. Swiner Imbecile hacked and coughed and sneezed as he spread his germs wherever he pleased. The crowd took cover with such ahemaflem furor! They all cheered when Mr. Imbecile was finally asked to leave...by the Antibacterial Police. Etymology: Ahem; A throat-clearing sound; often read as ə-ˈhem\ Flem;Slang for Phlegm (pronounced /ˈflɛm/) is a sticky fluid secreted by the mucous membranes of humans and other animals. Ewwww! Created by: abrakadeborah.
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Cacoughany: /kak off eneeee/ The cacoughany increased in volume and in volume. Etymology: cacophony, cough Created by: galwaywegian.
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best definition of the day! Genious - mweinmann, 2009-09-16: 07:54:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-21: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by galwaywegian.
Thank you galwaywegian! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-21: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by galwaywegian.
Thank you galwaywegian! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-21: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by galwaywegian.
Thank you galwaywegian! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-15: 08:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by galwaywegian. Thank you galwaywegian. ~ James

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