Verboticism: Coughlingo

'I coughed up $50 for this concert!'

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

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Pronunciation: coff-ling-go

Sentence: David used his large vocabulary of coughlingo, consisting of cough muffled obsenities, to express his thoughts on the opera Jill insisted he attend.

Etymology: cough/lingo, as in language

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