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'You've done such a good job emptying your beer bottles.'

DEFINITION: v., To imply that person is usually unhelpful when asking for their assistance. n., An unwilling, unproductive and uninhibitedly useless helper.

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: dis-a-lak-rite

Sentence: Despite Roxie's hinderantic tirades, Bob remained an uninhibited dysalacrite, and an alcomatose couchroach.

Etymology: Dysalacrity: antonym of alacrity: state of ready, willing and eager to act & -ite: one connected with. Verbal form: dysalacriate.


nice one - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:54:00


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Created by: Daneslarue

Pronunciation: Dee - Lump - E- Cant

Sentence: He is such a delumpicant! I can't get him to do anything!

Etymology: Lump - Useless, lazy "I can't" - not willing to do any chores

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Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: fak-NO-tum

Sentence: Jeremy moved into his sister's basement will all sorts of earnest promises to help around the house, but, after a mere three days, he showed himself for what he truly was...a factnotum. No dishes, no garbage, no laundry, no dog-walking--facts that Melissa took to noting sarcastically each day as she waded through Jeremy's detritus in the living room.

Etymology: Factotum: A person employed to to a variety of jobs, combined with "no"

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Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: Nehlp

Sentence: I asked John to do the dishes and they did not get done. John is a Nelp! John, quit your nelping and get to work!! Do you realise how much of a nelper you are John?

Etymology: a contraction of "no help". A synonym of useless.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: comp - luh - muh - lyn

Sentence: Marjorie was always frustrated with Brad because of his refusal to look for a job and she took every opportunity to complimalign him when she asked for help with a task.

Etymology: Blend of compliment and malign

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: lie-uh-BILL-uht-ont

Sentence: Sally tried to LIEABILLETAUNT Oscar into getting off his chromium sofa and helping her compose a winning sentence to submit to Verbotomy, but he chose to lie around in a semi-catatonic state and dream of imaginary guitar notes that would irritate...his irritatingly overproductive girlfriend Camouflossie. No amount of LIEABILLETAUNTING could make Oscar expend even a single erg of his preciously guarded energy...if he ever HAD any.

Etymology: LIE+ABILITY+BILLET+LIABILITY+TAUNT=LIEABILLETAUNT......... LIE: to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position : be prostrate on someone’s couch-Middle English, from Old English licgan; akin to Old High German ligen to lie, Latin lectus bed, Greek lechos..... Ability: the quality or state of being able yet reluctant-Middle English abilite, from Anglo-French, from Latin habilitat-, habilitas, from habilis apt, skillful..... Billet: an official order directing that a slacker be provided with board and lodging (as in a private home)- Middle English bylet, from Anglo-French billette, diminutive of bille bill..... Liability: one that acts as a disadvantage to all..... Taunt: a sarcastic challenge or insult


metrohumanx - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 11:51:00

can't argue with such a persuasive etymology - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-05: 15:39:00

metrohumanx Thanx, Jwock...I guess i did get carried away. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-05: 23:08:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tant

Sentence: When Gayle had married Larry, he had been all flowers and candy, willing to do whatever to please and help her around the home. Fivew years and two children later,apparently the honeymoon is over, because he is now her nosistant. All he seems capable of doing is drinking, sleeping and not clearing up after himself. Larry better watch out, as Gayle is going to figure out how to get a refund on him. She lost a husband and gained another child somewhere along the way.

Etymology: No (negative, not) & Assistant (helper, aide)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hoe liss tants

Sentence: She would have asked him for assholistance after her accident, but she was in a hurry, and she still had the partial use of one arm.

Etymology: assistance, asswhole.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: u sless

Sentence: When she came home from a hard day at work, Sylvia, was upset to find her boyfriend, Kermit, had not only done her honey-do list, but had passed out on the couch, surrounded by 8 of his green glass bottled friends. She shouted at him that he put the you in yousless. She turfed him since he was neither functional nor decorative to keep around the house anymore.

Etymology: You (refers to the person addressed) & Useless (having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully)

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Created by: radiogirl

Pronunciation: LEIZI/kju:z

Sentence: She went on lazycusing me all summer. I don't get it, why does a Cristmas tree in the flat bother her so much?

Etymology: lazy + accuse


Batavier Cuse... I thought it would be from excuse. :) - Batavier, 2007-10-05: 10:23:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen! ~ James

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Today's definition was suggested by ChristopherAndersen. Thank you ChristopherAndersen. ~ James