Sunday, December 04, 2005

Define:

inĚsult
v. inĚsultĚed, inĚsultĚing, inĚsults

Derived from Old French insulter, to assault, from Latin insultare, to leap at, insult, frequentative of insilire, to leap upon.

1. To treat with gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness. See Synonyms at offend.
2. To affront or demean. Also: To affect offensively or damagingly.
3. To prefer a screening of Home Alone with one's neighbours to a friend's company and conversation, particularly after one has, over three consecutive days, repeatedly claimed that one misses that friend and badly wants to talk -- but evidently not that badly.

See also: "add insult to injury."

posted at 9:46:27 pm

Sinja
December 6, 2005   09:39 PM PST
 
Ha! I love the term "assclown," incidentally.

And "jackass."

And "clown-shoe."
Jude
December 5, 2005   02:22 PM PST
 
*blinks* "Home Alone"??? The philistine!
Halcyon
December 5, 2005   08:21 AM PST
 
Like salt in a wound

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