To present a needed task, job, or duty as a choice when it is actually a command. Either due to the audacity of the assignment, the lack of communication skills of the assignor, or both.
My boss is so passive-directive. He's always like, "Umm yeeah, I'm gonna need you to come in on Saturday, ummkay?"
by Ben354 November 26, 2007
Can you define these popular missing words?