Verboticism: Workolepsy

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Laborisavoidus

Created by: geekgrrl

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Sentence: 'Gee Hon, I would love to help do the dishes, but you know that I suffer from LaborisAvoidus.'

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Helpochondriac

Created by: Bernmeister

Pronunciation: help-o-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: Everytime the lawn needs mowing you get a new disease, I think you're making it up you helpochondriac.

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Sicklette

Created by: Robke22

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Choraphobia

Created by: drakkendan

Pronunciation: chore-a-fobia

Sentence: He is suffering from choraphobia

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Chordom

Created by: Steerpike

Pronunciation: Chore-dom

Sentence: As Andy saw the list of tasks for this month's milestone he slumped in his chair, overcome with chordom.

Etymology: Chore + Boredom

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Enbartlebize

Created by: markfenn

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Choreaphobia

Created by: dahlea

Pronunciation: chore-a-phobia

Sentence: Dave's choreaphobia flared up when his wife asked for help with the dishes.

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Fludiddle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: flew-diddle

Sentence: I get the fluddidle every weekend when my wife asks me to clean up the yard.

Etymology: flu-do-diddle

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Deadicate

Created by: flossie

Pronunciation: Dead i cate

Sentence: He liked to deadicate himself to avoiding all chores

Etymology: Dead/dedicate

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Schlepoplexy

Created by: isopraxis

Pronunciation: schlep Oh plexee

Sentence: The task of filling a thousand sandbags is enough to give a guy a bad case of schlepoplexy.

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- isopraxis, 2006-12-14: 00:05:00

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