Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Entry: verbiform (n.)

In context: "By the time it's down to Boys A-14's, Troeltsch's delivery gets terser even as his attempts at verbiform tends to have gotten more lurid..."

Definition: A neologism, apparently (?), though the meaning is clear if we continue to the quotation:'

"...e.g.: LaMont Chu disebowelled Charles Posisilova 6-3, 6-2; Jeff Pen was on Nate Millis-Johnson like a duck on a Junebug 6-4, 6-7, 6-0; Peter Beak spread Ville Dillard on a cracker like some sort of hors d'oeuvre and bit down..."


SNOOT score: 1
Page:  309

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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