Egrote


Egrote

(ee-GROTE)

Verb:

-To feign an illness in an effort to avoid work (or school)

Use instead of: I’m calling in sick today - becomes - I’m egroting today

Origin unknown. (1721 -1775)

Used in a sentence: “The thing that you must realize, Billy, is that if you didn’t egrote so much, you wouldn’t be in this position of having to repeat the sixth grade.”

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