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haltura

haltura
 n.— «Haltura is when you are pretending to do a good job, pretending to be a professional, expert with a diploma and you are supposed to know what to do but you know you are just fucking around and you are flying by the seat of your pants and you are not going to admit that you are fucking up cause you are a nice person and you have finished the right schools and have the diploma to show that you are nice person.» —“Time Persons of the Year. What the fuck?” by BadaBing! Gonzo Engaged Dec. 23, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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