PRONUNCIATION: (WEE-guh-tiz-uhm)

MEANING: noun: The habit of using “we” when referring to oneself.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of we + egotism. Earliest documented use: 1797. Also see nosism, royal we, and illeist.

WEGOT'IM - gleeful cry of a cop after catching the perp who's running away

WERGOTISM - prior habit of using jargon and slang (past tense of ARGOTISM)

WE GOT RISM - ...and some of us got music; who could ask for anything more?