Verboticism: Lystander

'Hurry! Get in line!'

DEFINITION: To join a line-up of people just because the line is there, even though you have no idea what line is for.

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Pronunciation: LIE-stand-er

Sentence: As Max walked the length of the city block, he couldn't help but notice a line at least five-hundred people long; not wanting to miss out on whatever novelties awaited, he became a lystander himself.

Etymology: Both a combination of "line" and "bystander", as well as a meaningless play on "A Midsummer Night's Dream"'s Lysander.

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