Why do you iron our sheets every night?

DEFINITION: n., The deep red lines and/or furrows, which appear on a person’s face after they have slept on wrinkled or creased bed sheets. v. intr., To wake up and discover that your face matches your wrinkled bed sheets.

Why do you iron our sheets every night?

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Rumpledsheetskin: /rumpled-sheet-skin/ Rumpledsheetskin is a malady that affects nearly everyone I know. Etymology: rumpled + sheet + skin + Rumplestiltskin Created by: porsche.

Comments on Rumpledsheetskin:

purpleartichokes, 2007-11-26: 18:23:00
Great word porsche! Perfectly describes it.

OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:43:00
Does indeed. Great word!

Sheetfaced: /sheet-fayst/ after a heavy night of celebrating it was no surprise when i woke up sheetfaced Etymology: sheet, face, shitfaced Created by: rikboyee.

Comments on Sheetfaced:

purpleartichokes, 2007-11-26: 04:43:00
HA! Love it!

Mustang, 2007-11-26: 06:34:00
But of course!! Good word.

Jabberwocky, 2007-11-26: 13:19:00
excellent word

OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:47:00
Bring to mind an old expression – to go to bed, ” To go down sheet alley into Bedfordshire.” Fine word!

Ripvanwrinkle: /rip-van-WRING-kuhl/ After having forty winks which seemed like forty years to her, Roxie was horrified on waking to find her face ripvanwrinkled in a deep red phizgrid. Etymology: Ripvanwrinkle: blend of wrinkle & Rip Van Winkle, an Irving Washington character who slept for 20 years. Phizgrid: Conflation of phiz: slang for face from physiognomy & grid: a network of crossing horizontal and vertical lines. Created by: OZZIEBOB.

Comments on Ripvanwrinkle:

Jabberwocky, 2007-11-26: 13:18:00
great minds and all that – that was the first word that sprang to my mind – so many good words today

Slumburrows: /slum-ber-rohs/ Wendy tried to make it look like she’d been up-and-at-’em for hours, but the bedvidence of her recently sleeping was clearly written in the slumburrows of her face. Etymology: slumber, burrows Created by: purpleartichokes.

Comments on Slumburrows:

Mustang, 2007-11-26: 07:02:00
Excellent verboticism!!

OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:50:00
Nice word!

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Definition Comments:

Verbotomy2007-11-26: 00:01:00
Today’s definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy2007-11-26: 13:35:00
By the way, Stevenson0’s crazy shopping word, “Dealusional”, was published in Toronto Star as one of Top the Invented Words of the Week. See: https://www.verbotomy.com/blog/?p=223. Congratulations to Stevenson0 ~ James