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'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Egosquito

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: eg-goh-SKEE-toh

Sentence: Roxie was so disruptive in the office that her workmates presented her with the "Egosqito" award for her egocentric habit of demanding their total attention by buzzing about, hovering around, and driving them crazy like a self-obssessed mosquito. At her looming Bob, at times, even recited a poem called "Mosquito", which he had written in his youth. It went like this: "Malicious mien, Buzzing, whining, biting: Summer's toxic arrow." She was, of course, not very amused!

Etymology: EGO: "i" (cognate with OE ic, I) The "i" or self of any person & MOSQUITO: any of numerous two-winged insects of the family Culicidae, the females of which suck the blood of animals and humans, some species transmitting certain diseases, as malaria and yellow fever. And, in the last couple of decades, new varieties of the diseases (in Australia) such as Murray River Encephalitis, Ross River Fever,. etc.

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COMMENTS:

very apt - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:11:00

Good one, bob...talk about a buzzword! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:46:00

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Invadaubble

Created by: sammyclark

Pronunciation: in-vaydah-buhbhu-el

Sentence: I was working on my homeowrk and she invadaubbled my space!

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COMMENTS:

vote for meee ay - sammyclark, 2011-11-03: 15:05:00

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Orbnit

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: orb-nit

Sentence: I tried to verbotomize, but Mark was being an orbnit, so I couldn't think of a decent word.

Etymology: orbit, nit (the egg of a parasitic insect)

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COMMENTS:

great blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:11:00

Nice and neat. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:33:00

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Focusquid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foh-kuh-skwid

Sentence: Denise is the office focusquid. She can slip quietly into your space and slowly wrap her tentacles around you until you have no choice but to be totally focusquid on her.

Etymology: focus (center of attention) + squid (any of several ten-armed cephalopods)

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Introsuperdependent

Created by: copernicus

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Sentence: The introsuperdependent woman clung to the man in the hopes of attracting his attention from the computer monior.

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Endotopamaniac

beardo

Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: Endo-topuh-maniac

Sentence: My wife's side of the family are all endotopamaniac.

Etymology: Endo- Within top- Place -maniac- one having a madness or passion for

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Smover

Created by: bdraffen0002

Pronunciation: /ˈsməvər/

Sentence: He smovered over me all day while I was trying to author silly definitions.

Etymology: Smother:Middle English (as a noun in the sense ‘stifling smoke’): from the base of Old English smorian ‘suffocate.’ and Hover: late Middle English: from archaic hove ‘hover, linger,’ of unknown origin.

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Annoyaholic

Created by: ErikLarson

Pronunciation: Annoy-o-holic

Sentence: This girl that's next to me is an annoyaholic.

Etymology: Annoy- wont leave me alone aholic- addicted

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Constihoveritis

Created by: sjacksonnnn4

Pronunciation: CON-STEE-HUVUR-EYE-TIS

Sentence: Aye this girl has a mad case of constihoveritis!

Etymology: consti- continuous, hover, itis- disease

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Ultraturbian

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: all-tra-turb-e-an

Sentence: At Stewbrine High School Janie was known as an ultraturbian because of her constant annoyances. Whenever her best friend texted during a sleepover Janie would begin to yell and throw things at her to get her attention.

Etymology: ultra-beyond, exceedingly, turb-to disturb

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James