Verboticism: Alteregotist

'What's wrong with your husband's voice?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who adopts the stylings, mannerisms and even of the personality of their favorite rock, movie or television star. v. To derive your identity from someone else, especially a famous person.

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Alteregotist

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: all-ter-E-go-tist

Sentence: Sheldon was a shameless alteregotist, truly believing if he could do reasonable impressions of famous entertainers he could adopt their persona and their popularity.

Etymology: Play on the term alter ego.

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emdeejay - 2009-05-06: 03:13:00
An alter ego toast!

galwaywegian - 2009-05-06: 09:39:00
nice

Jabberwocky - 2009-05-06: 13:20:00
great combo