Verboticism: Upfatuation

'Do you really charge $5000 an hour?'

DEFINITION: v. To be attracted to someone purely because of their social status, earning potential, or other professional skills. n. A person who is easily seduced by a status and professional credentials.

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ʌpˈfætʃuˌeɪʃən/

Sentence: He never took his upfatuations seriously, but as he climbed the corporate ladder, he liked to stare up the skirts of those above him.

Etymology: from up + (in)fatuation

Points: 1733

Comments: Upfatuation

silveryaspen - 2008-03-17: 12:59:00
Naughty nice word!