Verboticism: Backbonebite

'I won't mention any names...'

DEFINITION: n. A staff meeting where the boss berates the entire team because the boss is too spineless to directly confront the one person who is actually causing all the problems.

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Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: BAK-bohn-bahyt

Sentence: Mr. Wilkinson seized every opportunity to backbonebite. Only trouble was: being a self-employed web designer, he was the entire workforce.

Etymology: backbone + backbite

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