/ah-THOHR-uhTAH/ n. An aggressive and "cool" form of self-proclaimed authority. Created because of the character Eric Cartman from the television series South Park to convey his delusions of brilliance. Self-arrogated power, frequently employed for a unique benefit. Authority gained the particular purpose of abusing it. Because noted elsewhere, coined and used oftentimes by Eric Cartman, whom no sane person or child would devote fee of even most frivolous thing (see "authoritah").