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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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Distracticopter

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: diss-track-tih-cop-tur

Sentence: Making its flybys, Sean the distracticopter, saw me on youtube and he just had to recommend the latest cat video.

Etymology: distraction+helicopter

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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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Spaceinvade

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: space+invade

Sentence: I had to spaceinvade him to get his attention again.

Etymology: space+invade

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Conmolestment

Created by: ThomasCannaday

Pronunciation: Con-mole-est-meant

Sentence: The woman was violently Conmelesting the man attempting to do his work, for which he became very upset.

Etymology: Con- Together Molest- Annoy/Troublesome Ment- Result of

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Focusurpest

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fo-cus-your-pest

Sentence: Les was caught in a support queue when the focusurpest showed up. After wading through the phone menu and being forced to listen to 15 minutes of scratchy Vivaldi, he finally heard a barely understandable voice on the line when she appeared saying, "Daddy, something happened." The crunching hard drive would have to wait for another day. He had to save Fluffy NOW.

Etymology: focus: attention, concentration + usurp: to seize and hold + pest: an annoying person or thing

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very funny! - splendiction, 2009-05-19: 22:25:00

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Loomencroachide

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: loom-en-CROW-chide (loomencroachider)

Sentence: She looked like a waif as she tapped on the door- Flashing those gams and the smile that she wore… The library opens – it’s open to all. But she pestered the patrons- the long, short and tall. Now we regret having let her inside- Cause all that she does is LOOMENCROACHIDE!

Etymology: LOOM+ENCROACH+chIDE=LOOMENCROACHIDE....LOOM: to come into sight in enlarged or distorted and indistinct form often as a result of atmospheric conditions, to take shape as an impending occurrence; origin unknown Date: circa 1541 .....ENCROACH: to enter by gradual steps or by stealth into the rights of another,to advance beyond the usual or proper limits; Middle English encrochen to get, seize, from Anglo-French encrocher, from en- + croc, croche hook [1528].....CHIDE: intransitive verb To reproach in a usually mild and constructive manner; Middle English, from Old English cīdan to quarrel, chide, from cīd strife.

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amazing rhyming sentence! - DrWebster111, 2009-05-19: 22:06:00

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Closedistraction

Created by: SpringSteel

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The man had a closedistraction with the president

Etymology:

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Hyperattencroach

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Created by: DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Pronunciation: Hi-Per-A-Ten-Crow-Ch

Sentence: Viifae leaned onto Mutae's shoulder in snuggle-fashion, though Mutae continued his business as best he could. She Continued to rub against him in a very hyperattencroaching manner, urging him to complete his task until he had disband his charge due to her eventually seating herself directly in his lap.

Etymology: Hyper-excessive + Attention-to focus upon + Encroach-invade + Roach-pest that gets in everywhere.

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Demandinistical

Created by: shellyb2009

Pronunciation: de/mand/in/ist/tic/cal

Sentence: This lady's spirit is to demandinistical for me to ignor her. I wish she would just leave me be.

Etymology:

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Clamoturbitis

Created by: ttime77

Pronunciation: CLAM-OH-TERB-I-TUSS

Sentence: The woman was very vulnerable and addicted to her spouse thus being diagnosed with clamoturbitis. She was being very needy whenever he was busy.

Etymology: Clam=To cry out. Turb=To disturb -itis=disease or sickness

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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