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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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Pestivaggressive

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: PEST iv a gress iv

Sentence: She stared into his eyes, lay sideways over his keyboard, pestivaggresively, in an effort to get a quick answer.

Etymology: From pest and aggressive - a variation of passive aggresssive. The inflicted feel aggressively pestered by those who persistently invade personal space to get attention.

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Invabus

Created by: carliejansen

Pronunciation: in-va-bus

Sentence: I was just trying to finish my project due for school the next day when my sister came in and invabused me.

Etymology: In-in, into, upon, on, at, among

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Perrevenent

Created by: TommyV

Pronunciation: Per Rev En Ent

Sentence: He's being very perrevenent tonight (Adj.) He's a perrevenent. (Noun)

Etymology: Per - thoroughly, completely Re - again, back Ven - to come Ent - ing

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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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Askinvader

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ask-n-vay-der

Sentence: Alice was such an askinvader to anyone that didn't give her their full attention.

Etymology: Ask - To question and Invade - someone who enters by force in order to conquer.

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Vextortionist

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /veks-STOR-shun-ist/

Sentence: Tonya was something of a noodge when she wanted something. She would employ various tactics to gain Karl's attention, hanging on him or blowing in his ear to distract or harass him, and he sometimes thought of her as a vextortionist. She'd often use those techniques during a great football game, or whenever he was working on something important. This weekend, he was trying to finish his taxes, and for some reason this put Tonya 'in the mood' for some quality-time, and she wanted him in the bedroom... NOW!

Etymology: Vex - to irritate; annoy; provoke (from Latin, vexare "to attack, harass, trouble") + Extortionist - one who obtains something from another by coercion or intimidation (from Latin, extorquere "wrench out, wrest away", from ex-"out" & -torquere "to twist")

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COMMENTS:

Cool, I got to use the word "noodge" in a sentence. - Tigger, 2008-04-11: 04:03:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-11: 13:19:00

We all know some Tonyas...ignoring them is very Harding! Good word! - Nosila, 2008-04-11: 22:42:00

Love the word. It's great when you can use a pet word. At the moment my favourites are "Skyscrimble": To go off at a tangent; to fly into space. to make a wild flight from an untenable intellectual position. #2 Tardle: a tangle, anything that blocks or retards. I thinks it refers to vegetation, " tardle of trees" - but a tardle of words; tardle of traffic also sounds good to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:45:00

You aim high, Bob. I just like a lot of Yiddish words — they're often fun to use, and to say, (e.g. schmuck, chutzpah, kvetch). - Tigger, 2008-04-12: 11:51:00

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Omnianneuros

Created by: moontopia

Pronunciation: om-ni-on-nur-os

Sentence: The crazy mother omnianneurosed the poor child who was trying to do his homework on the labtop.

Etymology: omni-all an-on neur-nerve

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Focusquid

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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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Peraptagregulous

Created by: Mwahaha

Pronunciation: per-rapt-a-gr-egg-u-lous

Sentence: Steven was so desperate to be apart of the Sara's group that he peraptagreguloused their party that night and wouldn't leave Sara alone.

Etymology: per-wrongly+rapt-to seize+greg-the flock/herd+ulous-tending to

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Ceptend

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Created by: lauram22

Pronunciation: sept-end

Sentence: My sister ceptended me from my homework. She was constantly trying to distract me.

Etymology: cept-take tend-attention

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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