Verboticism: Mockstar

'What's wrong with your husband's voice?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who adopts the stylings, mannerisms and even of the personality of their favorite rock, movie or television star. v. To derive your identity from someone else, especially a famous person.

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: mok + st + r

Sentence: Jeffrey grew up dreaming that he would become famous singing the songs that he wrote, travelling the world with screaming fans following him. Instead, he became a mockstar, singing songs written by others in their voices with only about 15 fans following him.

Etymology: mock, rock, star

Points: 1133

Comments: Mockstar

galwaywegian - 2009-05-06: 09:39:00
like it

Jabberwocky - 2009-05-06: 13:25:00

dochanne - 2009-05-06: 19:05:00
Simple, succint, efficient.

splendiction - 2009-05-06: 23:05:00
good word!