Verboticism: Indebture

'I've been pre-approved for a new credit card?'

DEFINITION: v. To offer pre-approved credit, loans or sweepstake prizes in order to lock the some poor sucker into permanent usury. n. Junk mail, spam or telemarketing offers for pre-approved credit and loans.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in dept chure

Sentence: When Della got hom,e from work, she had yet more mail to sort. From different angles, each one wanted her to be in a state of indebture to them.

Etymology: Indenture (a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term) & Debt (the state of owing something (especially money)

Points: 2024