omnivicarious

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omnivicarious (comparative more omnivicarious, superlative most omnivicarious)

  1. Permanently vicarious, shape shifting, identity grabbing.
    • 1951, Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Speak, Memory
      The game in use was the regular "draw poker," with, occasionally, the additional tingle of jackpots and an omnivicarious joker.
    • 1981, Alexander Theroux, Darconville's Cat
      He is walking now, flanked by a silent girl on one side and her robin's-egg-blue valise on the other, both safe in his omnivicarious hands.