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Illoiterate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ill - LOYT - ehr - uht

Sentence: Marjorie was an illoiterate who was beyond obnoxious with her insistence on having the attention of whomever she wanted to engage in conversation.

Etymology: Blend of ill or 'objectionable', and loiter. A play on the word illiterate as well.

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COMMENTS:

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:18:00

Good word, Mustang. I really hate illoiterates who cannot read! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:44:00

great blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:48:00

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Bracenvader

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Bray-s/zen-vay-dah

Sentence: Jason felt his frown tightening as he tried desperately to ignore the woman tugging at his arm and looking over his shoulder while he was on the phone. He had always known his colleague to be a hoverdraft but this was getting ridiculous, he was almost falling off his chair. Dammit, now he'd have to pay attention to the bracenvader, and that was what he always tried to avoid. She was, however, starting to look somewhat manic - what fresh melodramantics would she come up with now?

Etymology: Brazen - impudent, rude or audacious; Brace - (informal) to solicit; Brace - support or preparedness, as in to 'brace oneself' against the invasion of personal space and the demands Bracenvaders make on you; Invader - one who invades or enters where they are not allowed, wanted or welcome; SpaceInvader - from the early computer game with invading hordes of aliens, also being someone who invades your personal space habitually and engenders discomfort and social awkwardness by doing so. Also hoverdraft (hover + draft) and melodramantics (melodrama + antics)

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COMMENTS:

Admirable! - splendiction, 2009-05-19: 22:26:00

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Talkblock

Created by: tituba

Pronunciation: talk-block

Sentence: she was talkblocking him when he was trying to work

Etymology: talkblock- to interupt when somebody is doing something important and have all the attention on you.

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Embarrharass

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: em - bare - har - ass

Sentence: Mariah chose the worst times to embarrharass Charlie for attention. The last time she did this, he was on the phone with a prospective customer trying to close a sale. When Charlie was in these situations, Mariah knew that he was "trapped" and had to acknowledge her, even if it was in a negative way.

Etymology: embarrass (cause to feel self-conscious,to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert), harass (annoy continually or chronically)

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COMMENTS:

Mariah is a tension getter! - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:12:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2009-05-20: 00:32:00

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Shouldercreeping

Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: SHOLD-UR-KREEP-ING

Sentence: The girl behind me was shouldercreeping while i was doing my work.

Etymology: Shoulder- body limb Creeping- to peer over someone

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Attentivator

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: At - ent - ee - vay - tor

Sentence: That woman is such an attentivator, someone ought to tell her!!!

Etymology: Attentivator - STOP!! Look at me Im here, cant you see me??

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COMMENTS:

Good word TJayzz, but it's not clear from your Etymology how you came up with this word. - Tigger, 2008-04-12: 11:34:00

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Focusurper

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: foe-cus-err-per

Sentence: half way through my phone call my work cooleague focusurped me.

Etymology: focus, usurper

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Hovingbird

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: huving/burd

Sentence: A hovingbird hovers constantly about you flapping it's wings and poking you.

Etymology: hover + hummingbird

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petaj Sounds pretty but annoying. A perPETual pest. - petaj, 2008-04-12: 02:12:00

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Distracticopter

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: diss-track-tih-cop-tur

Sentence: Making its flybys, Sean the distracticopter, saw me on youtube and he just had to recommend the latest cat video.

Etymology: distraction+helicopter

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Ultraturbian

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: all-tra-turb-e-an

Sentence: At Stewbrine High School Janie was known as an ultraturbian because of her constant annoyances. Whenever her best friend texted during a sleepover Janie would begin to yell and throw things at her to get her attention.

Etymology: ultra-beyond, exceedingly, turb-to disturb

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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