Verboticism: Smover

'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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Smotherlover

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: smuthr-luvr

Sentence: Andrea was an annoying smotherlover, believing that by dominating the time and attention of others she was giving them her affection, not realizing she was being extremely annoying.

Etymology: Blend of smother and lover

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COMMENTS:

It's also what you call someone who loves the Smothers Brothers! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:11:00

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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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Exasperwait

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: igzaspərwāt

Sentence: To say that Julie is needy is a gross understatement. She can exasperwait like nobody we know. She starts by lingering in your doorway, then loitering in your office. If you can ignore this behavior you may well have her sitting on your desk clearing her throat. She starts most conversations with, ”I’m sorry, were you busy?”.

Etymology: exasperate (irritate intensely; infuriate) + wait (stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or until something else happens)

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Trailgrate

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: trail/grate

Sentence: Cindy would trailgrate her friends so closely that they often collided. They took to wearing inner tubes to define their personal space.

Etymology: trail (follow closely) + grate (get on one's nerves) + tail gate

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COMMENTS:

Very good!! - Mustang, 2008-04-12: 00:13:00

Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 02:34:00

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Viralurk

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: vahy-ruh-lurk

Sentence: When asked why they need locks on their doors, the majority of teenagers will claim it is to prevent parents and siblings from viralurking while they study diligently. Soaring enrollment in MMORPGs and abysmal high school median grades seem to counter this argument.

Etymology: viral + lurk

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Trublatcrat

Created by: Maclovin

Pronunciation: turb-lat-crat

Sentence: she is such a big turnlatcrat, i wish she could go away and be a turblatcrat to someone else.

Etymology: turb-disturb lat-to bear crat-one who advocates or practuced rule by

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COMMENTS:

vote 4 me :) - Maclovin, 2011-11-03: 15:02:00

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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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Foistaid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foistād

Sentence: When her boss is ready to implement what she deems an ill-advised policy, Joan administers foistaid. She will plant herself in the exec’s office until her views are heard.

Etymology: foist (impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on) + aid (a person or thing that is a source of help or assistance)

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COMMENTS:

Foist she's a jolly good fellow... - Nosila, 2010-06-17: 23:43:00

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Tarryorist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tary or ist

Sentence: Jim was a very busy man. He worked hard at work and when he came home, he did some more work from home. He was usually plugged into his laptop, his cell phone and his Blackberry. But today he worked even harder than usual. He was driven and focussed on results. The only fly in his corporate ointment was his wife, Marcia. She was being a particularly annoying, demanding tarryorist today. She lingered around waiting for him to get off his phone and pouted, lollygagged, lingered, loitered and tried to distract him. She whined and pulled on his clothes and tried every trick up her sleeve to get him to stop working today. The harder he tried to ignore her, the even harder she tried to get his attention. He knew it must seem childish to an onlooker for him to keep pretending he was indispensible to his job and for her to keep acting so overbearing. But he had his reasons...two of them. Yes, his in-laws-from-hell were due to arrive at any moment for their monthly 2 week visit from out of town. He was just trying to put off Marcia's acts of tarryorism for as long as humanly possible. In the battle of wills, he was about to become a prisoner of war, without the benefits of the terms of the Geneva Convention.

Etymology: tarry (be near or hang about or wait around) & terrorist ( formidable person who uses terror inspiring methods or coercion to get what they want)

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COMMENTS:

Clever blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-12: 03:02:00

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Shouldercreeping

Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: SHOLD-UR-KREEP-ING

Sentence: The girl behind me was shouldercreeping while i was doing my work.

Etymology: Shoulder- body limb Creeping- to peer over someone

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