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'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Queuecumber

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kew kum ber

Sentence: George was a right queuecumber. He'd line up every day for the commuter train and sure enough, some selfish person would muscle past him at the last minute and get on before him, usually taking his favourite seat. One day, that guy got on George's last nerve. He shoved him under the tracks as the train was pulling out. George had a one-track mind and the pushy guy is now a choocumber.

Etymology: Queue (line up of people) & Encumber (hold back)

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Henvious

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hen vee us

Sentence: Biddy was always one to strut her stuff. She showed off at every opportunity. Her chicks were always the cutest and her crow always the most melodic. She laid the most eggs. The rooster always picked her first. The other chickens were always henvious of her. That is until the day Farmer Brown came around looking for the perfect chicken to take with him into the house. That was a special treat. If you went into his house, you never had to worry about laying eggs or scratching for corn again. He was going towards Henrietta when Biddy jumped in front of him and strutted her stuff. The Farmer was only human...how could he resist? He picked up Biddy, who weighed a poultry five pounds and took her into the house. How could any of them know she was really to become a victim of Fowl Play?

Etymology: Hen (adult female bird) & Envious (showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages;covetous of another)

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COMMENTS:

Your attention to the cartoon, I so admire. Very henterprising! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:57:00

Should have passed the buck buck buck - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:35:00

This is hilarious..... - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:04:00

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Infuriwait

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: In-fi-ur-e-wait

Sentence: Dr. Benson's patients were infuriwaited as one by one they were overlooked by a 20 story building.

Etymology: An annoying blend of 1)vb. Infuriate. To make very angry and impatient 2)vb. wait. To stand in line, queue.

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Aggressiveimpatientclucking

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Uh-gres-sev-em-pay-shent-kluck-ing

Sentence: Marsha felt so much "aggressiveimpatientclucking" towards the jewelry sales clerk, that she spoke loud enough so he could hear her boisterous "Aggressiveimpatientclucking" because he waited on another customer first that had just walked up. He plainly saw Marsha standing there for 15 minutes right beside him! Ah but, Little Miss Nohometraining that cut in front of Marsha and the 3 other people waiting...she received NO exchange or refund because she had NO receipt for her jewelery...Marsha laughs as she says,to the others waiting,"Duh...SEE the signs in big red letters that state clearly...NO returns or exchanges on jewelry with out receipt!" So little Miss Nohometraining walked away with her head bowed and red faced and her feathers tucked between her legs,as Marsha and the other people that she cut in front of busted out laughing at Marsha's humour! Cluck-a-doodle-dooooo! ;)

Etymology: Agressive;Hostile, injurious, or destructive behavior or outlook especially when caused by frustration. Impatient;not patient,restless or short of temper especially under irritation, delay, or opposition. Clucking;To express with interest or concern...

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx That's what happens at these new "FREE-RANGE" outlets! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:30:00

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Jumplain

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: juh-mp-lay-n

Sentence: Oh the feelings of jumplain Adam had when he waited in line 3 hours on black friday, only to watch others jump the line and wait just 3 minutes.

Etymology: jump (move forward) + pain (feelings of hurt) + complain (showing anger towards something or someone)

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Great etymology and blending. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:22:00

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Bertha felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' ( a waiting line especially of persons or vehicles) and 'rage' (extreme anger)

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Brenda felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' and 'rage'.

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COMMENTS:

Also a play on courage ... the courage to remain calm despite your queuerage! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:36:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

good word.. - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:08:00

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Hanoiance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: han oy anse

Sentence: Sheldon had waited a long time to get into his favourite popular Vietnamese restaurant. Then he had waited another long time to have his order taken. An older couple had come in after him and got their order long before he did. He felt a deep sense of hanoiance over the favoritism shown to this pair. He finally spoke to the waiter, demanding to know why he was being treated this way. The waiter smiled sheepishly and explained that the couple were his elderly grandparents, the actual owners of the restaurant, who had to be back to the seniors' home before 7:00 pm. With a sigh gone, Sheldon realized he was being pho-lish and hue too hasty, as it was their recipes he was enjoying. Even though he'd had to wait, it was a nguyen-nguyen situation for him.

Etymology: Hanoi (Capitol city of Viet Nam) & Annoyance (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed) Also: Hue (pron: hway)ancient people of Viet Nam and a name of a city there); Pho (Vietnamese soup);Nguyen (pronounced Hwin) most popular Vietnamese surname and family name of a royal dynasty)

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I love it long time! - scrabbelicious, 2010-10-20: 19:20:00

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Buttindignation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: butt/in/dig/nay/shun

Sentence: Sally felt the buttindignation overwhelming as someone cut in front of her at the ticketbooth and bought the last ticket.

Etymology: butt in + indignation

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COMMENTS:

petaj that's good - petaj, 2009-04-07: 06:18:00

Good word. could have used it yesterday as well :) - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:36:00

buttinhol - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:13:00

oops ... you buttinhholed this definition! Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:14:00

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Waitred

Created by: garythesnail

Pronunciation: WAY-TREAD

Sentence: Harvey was waiting for ages to buy a movie ticket,when some jerk cut in front of him and got the last ticket! Harvey's waitred was so welled up, he slapped the guy.

Etymology: Wait + Hatred

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-04-07: 02:41:00
Very greative cartoon, James!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-07: 05:46:00
Thanks James! great cartoon too! It made me think hard on my own definition :)

mweinmann - 2009-04-07: 07:39:00
The cartoon was very thought provoking....that sometimes, we might want to wait or that what we are waiting for might not be the "answer" to our wishes in the end.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 02:31:00
Thank you. I guess the feeling is that sometimes we're lucky enough NOT to get what we wanted. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James