Verboticism: Stinkophant

'I'll make everyone erase their hard drives!'

DEFINITION: v. To enthusiastically tell and share a lame joke with an unwilling audience. n. A person who does not realize that their sense of humor is not appreciated and laughs loudly at their own jokes.

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Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: stink-oh-fant

Sentence: Jason thought he was the funniest person on earth. He was completely oblivious to the fact that no one thought he was very funny. Most reactions ranged from low runbled groans to complete bewilderment. He was a self-serving stinkophant if I ever saw one.

Etymology: Stink (from the smell of a bad joke)+ syncophant (self serving talebearer, slanderer, from Greek -phant meaning to show)

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