Verboticism: Apouthetic

'I'm not pouting because the world sucks'

DEFINITION: n. A person who regularly sulks inside cafes and coffeehouses all day, contributing nothing more to their world than a pout. v. To glower angrily at the state of world affairs while remaining inactive and unemployed.

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Espressionado

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: es - press - yan - AH - do

Sentence: Definitely a cup 'half empty' pessimist, Maybellene had become a devout espressionado...whiling away the days in her favorite coffee house, sipping espresso and griping and grumbling endlessly about politics, the econonomy, and people in general.

Etymology: blend of espresso and aficionado.

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Excellent - Rutilus, 2008-05-16: 11:11:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:14:00

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Crabbibeano

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: crab-bee-been-noh

Sentence: Xavier was a real crabbibeano, and he liked his coffee the way he saw the world -- hot, strong and bitter. But due to limited financial resources and his unlimited amount of time (he was going to be an artist), he would spend his entire day sulking in the corner nursing a single espresso until it was tepid, bland and empty -- like his imagination.

Etymology: crabby + bean + cappuccino

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COMMENTS:

Cute word and sentence! - Nosila, 2009-07-06: 10:10:00

clever...good word and sentence! - mweinmann, 2009-07-06: 12:08:00

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Depresscaffe

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: dĭ-prěs'ka-fā'

Sentence: There she was again slumped over her organic Sumatra-Peru blend latte with soy milk and a double shot, in the upholstered chair section of the corner Starbucks, eyes lined in red and moping about the latest fight with her girlfriend and her relative destitution since the loss of her job in the thrift store that used to occupy this space. She'd no doubt leave again without tipping and return to the luxury condo that her dad maintained for her for some afternoon poolside tanning. What a depresscaffe.

Etymology: depression, in psychiatry, a symptom of mood disorder characterized by intense feelings of loss, sadness, hopelessness, failure, and rejection. caffè, It. for coffee,borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish kahveh, and the Arabic qahwa (قهوة) collectively. The origin of the Arabic term is uncertain; it is either derived from the name of the Kaffa region in western Ethiopia, where coffee was cultivated, or by a truncation of qahwat al-būnn, meaning "wine of the bean" in Arabic; also a neat rhyme with Nescafe (tm).

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Freshbroodcoffheshee

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fresh brood coff hee shee

Sentence: "Java bad day?" Joe the Baristo asked Capuccina, the customer who came in everday to sit and sip. "No, Joe, I've just bean doing a lot of brewding". "Oh", spouted Joe, "Why don't you Expresso yourself?" "Well, I can't seem to urn any money on my own, I'm on the brew", she said. "And what's worse, I can't seem to percolate any infusiasm for a career...in my family, that would be grounds for being disinherited". "Give yourself a break...quit pouring on the self-pity, you are robust...get out there and do what you do best!" "Really, Joe? Do you think I should quit being a mug, percolate myself among the cream of the crop." "That's the essence...don't be a freshbroodcoffheshee...show the world you have not gone to pot! Make your Dad, Juan Valdez, very proud and say "Cafe Au Lait...I am not afraid to meet my maker, I'm a mean caffeine,teen queen machine! I could be an Irish Coffee, a Spanish Coffee, a Turkish Coffee or an Arabica...I am so worldly, People would pay a lot, because I would addict them to my personality." Her eyes were big as saucers when she vowed this and her cup runneth over...Yes, Capuccina was positively frothy at the thought...she had a latte things to prove to herself!

Etymology: fresh (new, not stale or old ) & brood (think moodily or anxiously about something) & coffee (a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans) & he she (male or female) & fresh brewed (newly created)

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Pouterpoof

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poutərpoŏf

Sentence: As a runway model Percy is always a candidate for American Idle. His employment is always at the whim of the current crop of hot designers. The glowerclass is not as popular as the perky boys just now. Percy has tried to break of his pouterpoof designation with little success. He attempted a smile last week and almost ended up in the hospital emergency room when nearly-atrophied facial muscles cramped.

Etymology: pouter (one who pushes one’s lips or one’s bottom lip forward as an expression of petulant annoyance or in order to make oneself look sexually attractive + poof (an effeminate man)

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Abominertia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uh-bom-in-ER-sha

Sentence: Gladys had a very bad case of abominertia, angry at the world in general and her life in particular and she took great pains to let everyone around her know just how displeased she was while making no effort whatsoever to change her status.

Etymology: Blend of 'abominable' (repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome) and 'inertia' (Inertness; indisposition to motion, exertion, or action; want of energy; sluggishness)

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Coppoutcino

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cop/out/cheeno

Sentence: Sally believed in the philosophy of coppoutchino and regularly drowned her sorrows in a big cup of freshly brood coffee.

Etymology: cop out + pout + cappucino

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Like it, funny! - TJayzz, 2008-05-16: 11:52:00

petaj rolls off the tongue - petaj, 2008-05-17: 05:15:00

Nice blend! - Tigger, 2008-05-17: 14:55:00

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Lattetude

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: lat-ay-tude

Sentence: Naomi thought it very fashionable and cool to adopt lattetude. So after her community service in the sanitation department she took to hanging around cafés adopting poses and pouts to convey her disinterest in everything, while spending a fortune on café lattés.

Etymology: latté (milky coffee) + lassitude (lack of emotion or interest) + attitude (posture of the body)

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COMMENTS:

Absolutely splendid - Rutilus, 2008-05-16: 11:12:00

Like it a latte! - Nosila, 2008-05-16: 08:37:00

let me espresso my agreement (ouch) - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:59:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:11:00

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Idlepated

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īdlpātid

Sentence: Roger is completely idlepated. He is so annoyed at not having a job that he refuses to look for one. Afterall, doing so means he has to come in contact with the very people who put him in this state to begin with. He knows so much more than those jerks who call themselves managers but can,t stand the thought of BEING one of those arrogant morons. So here he sits at Java Joe,s, emotionally constipated, plotting what he won,t do next.

Etymology: idle (not working; unemployed; avoiding work; lazy) + addlepated (lacking in common sense; having a muddled mind)

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Socialgripe

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: so shall gripe

Sentence: Akin to the socialite is the socialgripe, with no hobbies or job prospects, but plenty of serious interests in society’s problems. Sour socialgripes congregate in neighbourhood cafes to share stories of social injustices. Many socialgripes have geniune concerns, but lack resources to remedy them.

Etymology: From: socialite and gripe.

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