Verboticism: Mockjoy

'A nose bidet? Great...'

DEFINITION: v. To pretend to be enthusiastic even when you are not, simply because everyone else is. n. Fake enthusiasm.

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Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: MOK-j-oy

Sentence: When I met my boyfriend's family I had to mockjoy that I loved eggplant. Ugh - what a gross dinner.

Etymology: mock (imitation) + joy (happiness)

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Comments: Mockjoy

petaj - 2007-05-25: 21:15:00
easy to say