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'Hurry! Get in line!'

DEFINITION: v.tr. To join a line-up of people just because the line is there, even though you have no idea what line is for.

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Inclewesion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ink loo shun

Sentence: he was sheepishly following his flock mentality, as was evidenced by his inclewesion in the queue for the meat counter despite his vegetarian life style. It looked baaaaad.

Etymology: inclusion, ewe as in sheep.

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Queuemune

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌkjuˈmjun/

Sentence: My queueriosity got the better of me and I decided to queuemune with the rest of the sheep. I just had to know what was inside the big building with all the fancy machinery.

Etymology: From queue + commune

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Anticiwait

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ant + tiss + ih + wait

Sentence: I've got nothing better to do today, I can anticiwait in this line - it could be something good!

Etymology: anticipate + wait

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Queueriosity

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: curiosity

Sentence: Gavin's queueriosity eventually led to his downfall. He joined a police line-up and was identified by the witness as the offender.

Etymology: queue + curious

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COMMENTS:

he'll be queuelling his heels for a while then! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-25: 07:35:00

Queueriouser and queueriouser... - Clayton, 2007-06-25: 09:21:00

I swear that I hadn't read your word before I wrote my sentence. - ErWenn, 2007-06-25: 12:27:00

petaj He was thrown in the queueler by the judge. - petaj, 2007-06-26: 03:05:00

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Queuepidity

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: queuepidity

Sentence: He fluttered with anticipation when saw the line stretching around the corner. What were they waiting for? And then surrendered to his queuepidity. Tow hours later he received a coupon for a free coffee. He was thrilled!

Etymology: queue + cupid + stupid

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Iline

Created by: grahaff

Pronunciation: i-line

Sentence: I iline all the time, not knowing it. It is such an unusual habit for me. I just line up, if I know what it's for or not.

Etymology: I- myself line- to line up

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Inquisitosy

Created by: bubbos

Pronunciation: in-qwi-si-toe-see

Sentence: My grandma is extremely inquisitosy. Especially if they're giving away free samples of face cream.

Etymology: Inquisitory + nosy

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Queueaphrenia

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: q ah fren e ah

Sentence: Unknown to the others her queueaphrenia hit her as she tried to pass toll booth and she ended up in Las Vegas instead of San Diego.

Etymology: queue - line aphrenia - mental disorder word

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Quepulsion

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kyoōpəlshən

Sentence: If there is a line Ken can hardly contain his urge to jump in. He found true ecstasy when he took his quepulsion to Disney World. Without even knowing what each line was leading to he stood for hours, sometimes vacating a line before taking a particular ride to join a different line. Good thing he went on his own.

Etymology: queue (a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed) + compulsion (an irresistible urge to behave in a certain way)

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Linepup

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Line-pup

Sentence: As I drew nearer to the exit, I noticed a line forming to my right. I immediately linepupped it without thinking. It turned out they were selling prune-asparagus juice.

Etymology: Line up (to get into a line) + pup (a baby dog that regularly follows someone)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 02:33:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:00:00
Hey James... couple of things. First, my word isn't showing up, but it says it was saved. Second, is this the URL that Verbotomy Text will be located everyday? Or will the address change?

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:02:00
Hmm... buggy. Okay, scratch that. My word showed up, but now the other two words that were here are now missing, replaced by two different words. Very strange.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 09:27:00
Hi Clayton, Yes I am in the middle of rebugging the system, so things may be a bit "strange" today...

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:38:00
Quite all right. I'm just a bit confused as to how to see the other words. Best of luck bugging out. =P

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 09:41:00
You can see the some of the words at: http://www.verbotomy.com/challenge.php and some others at http://www.verbotomy.com/verboticisms.php?jid=line. And so it goes...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-05-30: 00:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James