DEFINITION: n. Something, or someone, that/who always seems to break or fall apart, just when you need it/them the most. v. To fall apart just when you need to get it together.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Crapitulate: /crap IT you late/ It was the last straw. Jenny did not care if it was Dennis or his phone that was crapitulating this time, but she was going to emancimate him. He was a Broke Down Engine, and ain’t got no drivin’ wheel! Etymology: Crap: somewhat vulgar universal noun used to refer to something that’s substandard (this crap phone has crapped out again!). Capitulate: To give up or in, usually at an inopportune moment. Emancimate: see Monday’s verbotomy. Created by: emdeejay.
Comments on Crapitulate:
dochanne, 2009-05-07: 03:44:00
You crap it late if on short notice too!
hyperborean, 2009-05-07: 23:30:00
Many of the words today are creative, but very few stick to the definition. Yours does, and it also works with the cartoon AND the Dylan theme! You’ve got my vote!
Vodkatage: /vod-kah-tahj/ I thought a little liquid courage would smooth out my nerves, but when she asked me why I wanted to work for her company I cursed her out. I vodkataged another big interview. Etymology: vodka (booze) + tage from sabotage (treacherous action to hinder an endeavor) Created by: hyperborean.
Paragone: /parÉ™gÃ´n/ Just when they were needed most the aging quarterbackâ€™s legendary comeback abilities were paragone. Etymology: paragon (a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality) + gone (no longer present; departed) Created by: artr.
Nojokingitisallbroken: /No-joke-ing-it-is-all-broken/ Bob Dylan tells the world, Nojokingitisallbroken,including you and me. Etymology: No:Used to express denial, no way! an expression of emphatic refusal or denial [Old English nÄn none] disagreement, or refusal.
Joking: To not be real to make things appear as not real a joke,an amusing or ludicrous incident or situation.
It: Used to refer to a general condition or state of affairs…
Is: Third person singular present indicative of “be”.
All: The entire or total number, amount,quantity or totality.
Broken: Being in a state of disarray; disordered,to be torn apart and unable to pull it together,subdued totally; humbled: a broken spirit,a broken promise
weakened,crushed by grief,financially ruined,not functioning; out of order… (Unable to keep their word) Created by: abrakadeborah.
To see more verboticisms for this definition go to:
the create-a-word game