Verboticism: Vocamulate

'OMG YGLT Shakespeare'

DEFINITION: To unconsciously adopt the vocal mannerisms and linguistic stylings of the people with whom you are speaking.

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Vocamulate

Created by: staggolee

Pronunciation: vo-KA-myoo-LAYT vo (as in vote)-KA (as in cat)-myoo-LAYT

Sentence: I admire her so much, I try to vocamulate her speaking style.

Etymology: v. [Seattle-American English---vocal: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vōcālis, from vōx, vōc + emulate: Latin aemulārī, aemulāt-, from aemulus, emulous]

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