A Lexicon of Neologisms. Mikhail Epstein (Emory University)
chairy adj (chair + suffix -y) – someone who likes to chair meetings, to preside, to be a master of ceremonies.
Jimmy is every bit as chairy as Andrew, which spells trouble at a small institution like ours.
She is a wonderful person, but maybe just a touch too chairy to make a pleasant housemate.
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domestican n (Lat domesticus, belonging to the household, from domus, house) - someone who preaches the values of domestic life, worships the deities of hearth and home.
He is a sort of a monk, though his monastery is his own house. In a word, he is a domestican.
A typical domestican hates public spaces, preferring kitchen and living room to all attractions of the world.
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fatenik n (fate + suffix nik) – someone who flirts with the idea of fate; one who constantly watches for omens, considers astrological signs, etc.
A fatalist believes that that all events are determined by fate and are hence inevitable. A fatenik is a playful and superficial fatalist who enjoys signs of the transcendental without giving them much importance in his/her life.
Do not pay attention to Lisa's premonitions. She is a fatenik and easily picks up stupid rumors.
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ifnik n (if + suffix nik) – someone whose life, habits and thinking are constructed conditionally.
Don't ask him what he's going to do. A typical ifnik, he will give you a dozen of "ifs."
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meetnik n (meet + suffix nik) – a person who enjoys meetings and all sorts of administrative events willingly attends them in abundance.
Being socially active is one thing, meeting for the sake of meeting is another. I try to stay away from meetniks for whom getting together is an end in itself.
PreDictionary. A Lexicon of Neologisms