Verboticism: Spurngeon

'Are you sure that you don't have athlete's foot?'

DEFINITION: v. To have a medical condition or illness and yet continually deny it, even after your doctor has diagnosed it. n. A person who steadfastly refuses to accept a medical diagnosis or to follow the prescribed treatment.

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: spurn-jun

Sentence: Despite having an appendix the size of a cantaloupe, Jen remained a spurngeon, claiming it was just a case of bad gas.

Etymology: spurn, surgeon

Points: 1529

Comments: Spurngeon

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-09: 16:17:00
Like a spurngeon, denying for the very first time....

purpleartichokes - 2008-04-09: 19:26:00
(like a spuuuuuruuuuruuurrrgeon, when your 'script' ain't, what I had in mind...) Oh well, better than having the theme from Grease stuck in my head (which reminds me about the whole cholesterol issue).