Verboticism: Slackyncope

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores.

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Slackyncope

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: SLAC-en-COPE

Sentence: James went slackyncope when Mary wanted him to help clean out the litter boxes; he's been this way for so long that he's never even laid eyes on them before.

Etymology: Slack and syncope (fainting)

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