Wednesday, April 9, 2008

#13 Coining Words

Statusfaction
- noun
1. the state of being pleased with one's rising status within a social group - generally seen in larger cities; Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, (Auckland).
2. deriving pleasure from owning a symbol of status.
- related forms
Statusfied
- adjective
1. the smug smile seen only when one has appeared on the cover of the social pages section.

Statusfaction. Use it as you will.

2 comments:

sheda said...

statusfaction. i like it.

ps: since when did auckland belong to the "larger cities" group?

nice try, robocop.

Robert said...

Plebetarian? If only Marx and Engels were still around.