Verboticism: Hurryupheld

'Hurry up we need to get in line!'

DEFINITION: v. To hurry up and wait. n. A person who compels you to prepare quickly for an activity which they know will be delayed, postponed or retarded.

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Hurryupheld

Created by: philhealy

Pronunciation: HER-ee-up-held

Sentence: Jan had to arrive at the airport three hours early just because Thomas was such a hurryupheld. No matter what time their flight left, he insisted they leave early so they would "get a good seat in the terminal," as Tom liked to joke. Jan didn't think it was humorous.

Etymology: hurry up (phrase)-used when instructing another to act with a greater amount of haste. upheld - to be hindered by something.

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