Verboticism: Haltercate


DEFINITION: v. To instinctively slam your foot on "the brakes" even though you're just a passenger. Often occurs when the actual driver fails to brake appropriately. n. A sudden jerk of the leg.

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Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: hol-ter-kate

Sentence: The driving instructor felt the need to haltercate to avoid a serious accident.

Etymology: From "halt" and "altercate" as such an action will inevitably lead to arguments.

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