Word of the Week: slímuseta

slímuseta (ON) n.
A ‘slime-sitting’. Refers to someone who overstays the hospitality of another. Such unwanted guests could be forcibly removed without legal penalties for assault.

hangers on OIce Mah 28
parasite OIce Js Mah 33
unwanted guest ONorw GuL Mhb

Expressions

sitja slímusetri

to remain as a ‘slime-sitter’ OIce Js Mah 33
to stay afterward as a hanger on OIce Mah 28

Refs.: CV s.v. slímusetr; Fritzner s.v. slímusetr

 

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