Verboticism: Uberwarden

'But Daddy you can't lock me in my room!'
Photo: peasap and elisfanclub

DEFINITION: v. tr. To be so overly protective about a person or object, that you become completely possessed by the fear of what could go wrong. n. A person who is so worried about protecting something that they smother it with their own fears.

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Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: ooh/burr/war/den

Sentence: Violet skipped down the stairs to tell her Daddy that she had been invited on her first date. She was so excited about this development that she was totally taken aback by her father's reaction. He began to turn red and then he began to stammer and then he started locking all the doors and windows. "What are you doing Daddy?", Violet asked timidly.Her father replied, "I am no longer your father. I am now the uberwarden and this home is your prison. How do you feel about homeschooling?"

Etymology: Uber (German for super) + warden

Points: 956

Comments: Uberwarden

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-22: 16:28:00
great story

silveryaspen - 2008-02-23: 16:35:00