Choriosis: Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities — like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Choriosis: /Chore-eo-sis/ When mom asked Billy to mow the lawn he developed a clear choriosis limp. Etymology: Chore+Any disease that ends in osis. Created by: wniffene.

Fludiddle: /flew-diddle/ I get the fluddidle every weekend when my wife asks me to clean up the yard. Etymology: flu-do-diddle Created by: wordmeister.

Laboritis: // Etymology: Created by: Tobester.

Shirkolepsy: // Meg had a shirkoleptic fit after the beer was gone and it was time to carry the boxes downstairs. Etymology: shirk(avoid duty) + lepsy(seizure) Created by: Sissyphus.

Comments on Shirkolepsy:

wordmeister, 2006-12-13: 13:39:00
Good Word Siss!

oxhead, 2006-12-13: 17:22:00
First time user here. I have to say, after seeing this word, I can tell I’m in the big leagues. It’s a beautiful funny word.

erasmus, 2006-12-18: 07:07:00
top word. Hits the nail on the head.

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Faultitude: You mean, it’s okay if I’m a totally obsessive-compulsive neat freak?

DEFINITION: v. To suddenly discover that your most troublesome personality defect, for which you have been taking medication and/or therapy, is actually your greatest asset. n. A perceived weakness which is actually a strength.

You mean, it's okay if I'm a totally obsessive-compulsive neat freak?

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Faultitude: /fawlt-it-tood/ She displayed her stalking practices daily with her staff, sneaking up behind them, checking her watch each time she saw them away from their cubicles chit chatting with coworkers. This behaviour became her faultitude and discovered she should become a private investigator. Etymology: fault (flaw, imperfection) + fortitude (mental and emotional strength when facing difficulty, adversity) Created by: remistram.

Obsuccession: /on suk ses shun/ Little did Hugh Hefner’s parents know that their son’s obsession with pet rabbits would make him rich. His compulsion for bunnies turned into an obsuccession. He ended up with bunnies galore (one for each month of the year) a Bunny Club in every city, a Bunny TV Channel, a Bunny Mansion, a Bunny Magazine and a Bunny Jet. They were happy that his success was just based upon his love of bunnies, because as a little boy, he was also obsessed with naked girls… Etymology: Obsession (an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone;an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will)& Success (an event that accomplishes its intended purpose;a state of prosperity or fame) Created by: Nosila.

Foibility: /foy-bil-la-tee/ Danny’s big nose and squeaky voice was his greatest foibility in his career as a television clown. When he was little, all the kids teased him, but when he became a famous Bozo, all the kids loved him. Etymology: foible: minor weakness or failing of character; an idiocyncracy + ability: a natural or acquired talent Created by: mrskellyscl.

Ticaccentuatom: /tick ac cent you oh tom/ She found that the freak circus appreciated her shoulder twitch and the resulting ticaccentuatom delighted her.. with a new job. Etymology: tic – nervous muscle movement
accent – highlighted
atom – sounds good Created by: texmom.

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Crapitulate: What do mean you’re canceling our date

DEFINITION: n. Something, or someone, that/who always seems to break or fall apart, just when you need it/them the most. v. To fall apart just when you need to get it together.

What do mean you're canceling our date

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Crapitulate: /crap IT you late/ It was the last straw. Jenny did not care if it was Dennis or his phone that was crapitulating this time, but she was going to emancimate him. He was a Broke Down Engine, and ain’t got no drivin’ wheel! Etymology: Crap: somewhat vulgar universal noun used to refer to something that’s substandard (this crap phone has crapped out again!). Capitulate: To give up or in, usually at an inopportune moment. Emancimate: see Monday’s verbotomy. Created by: emdeejay.

Comments on Crapitulate:

dochanne, 2009-05-07: 03:44:00
You crap it late if on short notice too!

hyperborean, 2009-05-07: 23:30:00
Many of the words today are creative, but very few stick to the definition. Yours does, and it also works with the cartoon AND the Dylan theme! You’ve got my vote!

Vodkatage: /vod-kah-tahj/ I thought a little liquid courage would smooth out my nerves, but when she asked me why I wanted to work for her company I cursed her out. I vodkataged another big interview. Etymology: vodka (booze) + tage from sabotage (treacherous action to hinder an endeavor) Created by: hyperborean.

Paragone: /parəgôn/ Just when they were needed most the aging quarterback’s legendary comeback abilities were paragone. Etymology: paragon (a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality) + gone (no longer present; departed) Created by: artr.

Nojokingitisallbroken: /No-joke-ing-it-is-all-broken/ Bob Dylan tells the world, Nojokingitisallbroken,including you and me. Etymology: No:Used to express denial, no way! an expression of emphatic refusal or denial [Old English nān none] disagreement, or refusal.
Joking: To not be real to make things appear as not real a joke,an amusing or ludicrous incident or situation.
It: Used to refer to a general condition or state of affairs…
Is: Third person singular present indicative of “be”.
All: The entire or total number, amount,quantity or totality.
Broken: Being in a state of disarray; disordered,to be torn apart and unable to pull it together,subdued totally; humbled: a broken spirit,a broken promise
weakened,crushed by grief,financially ruined,not functioning; out of order… (Unable to keep their word) Created by: abrakadeborah.

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Personalistality: What’s wrong with your husband’s voice?

DEFINITION: n. A person who adopts the stylings, mannerisms and even of the personality of their favorite rock, movie or television star. v. To derive your identity from someone else, especially a famous person.

What's wrong with your husband's voice?

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Personalistality: /purr-son-ay-list-al-ity/ Chad started to develop a personalistality based on his mancrush Brad Pitt. Of course he looked nothing like him. He also asked his girlfriend if they could adopt 3 children. Etymology: personality + a-list (the beautiful people, elite, high society) Created by: remistram.

Micarious: /mike airy us/ “When the Jester sang for the King and Queen in a coat he borrowed from James Dean” he was probably not being micarious, but my attempts to channel Don certainly are. Alas, they’re almost bad enough to deserve an (American) Pie in my face… Etymology: Mic(rophone): used to amplify the voices of performers, both good and bad. Vicarious: To take the place of or imitate another, to feel what’s it’s like to be them. Created by: emdeejay.

Comments on Micarious:

Mustang, 2009-05-06: 06:33:00
Dressing up for the part made him microbial as well?

emdeejay, 2009-05-06: 23:08:00
:-) I just love all the Dylan references in American Pie …

Celeffigy: /Sell-effigy/ Michaela couldn’t help herself, her identimitation was complete and when she stepped out she was a fabulous and flirtatious Marylin staricature, all blonde curls and buxom bosom. Her idolity extended to feigning an isolating fame but her reputation was cast as the most extravagant and talented celeffigy in town. Etymology: Celebrity – a person known throughout the world for something other than their talent; Effigy – copy or representation, usually of a famous, infamous or otherwise “known” personage. Created by: dochanne.

Comments on Celeffigy:

dochanne, 2009-05-06: 03:17:00
With identimitation as Identity and Imitation and reminiscent of identification as why people admire their idols. Staricature – Star and caricature, obvious really, and idolity as Idol and Identity blended because that’s what she does..

emdeejay, 2009-05-06: 03:23:00
Iconic :-)

Jabberwocky, 2009-05-06: 13:23:00
nice

Mockstar: /mok + st + r/ Jeffrey grew up dreaming that he would become famous singing the songs that he wrote, travelling the world with screaming fans following him. Instead, he became a mockstar, singing songs written by others in their voices with only about 15 fans following him. Etymology: mock, rock, star Created by: mweinmann.

Comments on Mockstar:

galwaywegian, 2009-05-06: 09:39:00
like it

Jabberwocky, 2009-05-06: 13:25:00
funny

dochanne, 2009-05-06: 19:05:00
Simple, succint, efficient.

splendiction, 2009-05-06: 23:05:00
good word!

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Misconsturpulate: The pants are blowing in the wind

DEFINITION: n. A misheard or misunderstood lyric, which gives the song a completely different meaning than originally intended. v. To misinterpret a song because you “hear” different words than the ones actually being sung.

The pants are blowing in the wind

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Misconsturpulate: /mis-con-sterp-you-layt/ History Lesson: Dylan didn’t want people to misconsturpulate “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” so he wrote key lyrics on flash cards and displayed them during the song … and filmed the whole thing. The music video was born. Etymology: misconstrue (to misinterpret) + extrapolate (to infer [unknown information] from known information) + my quirky spelling and pronunciation sound funnier Created by: hyperborean.

Comments on Misconsturpulate:

DrWebster111, 2009-05-06: 00:31:00
flawless, once again, word, etymology, and as always the sentence

Misunderheard: /mis-under-herd/ Grandma shrugged, “You kids today with your hippity-hop and stupid lyrics — why when I was young we had songs with meaning!” She sighed wistfully and began to sing to herself, “Knock, knock, knocking on Kevin’s door.” Grandpa stood up, “You’ve been singing that song wrong for the past 50 years, old woman. It’s “Knock, knock knockin’ on heaven’s door” for crying out loud.” “Well, I guess I misunderheard the lyrics, excuuuuuse me. And if you correct me again in front of the grandkids you’ll be knock, knock, knockin’ on heaven’s door sooner than you think.” Etymology: misunderstood: improperly understood or interpreted + heard Created by: mrskellyscl.

Comments on Misunderheard:

mweinmann, 2009-05-05: 08:34:00
wonderful word…

mweinmann, 2009-05-05: 08:34:00
I just noticed that you used one of the same song title’s in your sentence as I did….only I think Kevin is funnier tha Evan!!!

Nosila, 2009-05-05: 22:15:00
There’s a herd of misunderheard today! Goodjob, mrsk!

Inaudiblexic: /in – od” e be – lek – sik/ Once again, Patrick’s inaudiblexicness had him removed from yet another concert, as it was annoying to both the other patrons as well the performer. Etymology: inaudible (inabillity to hear correctly) + dyslexic (impairment, from result of brain injury) Created by: DrWebsterIII.

Adversapropism: /Add verse à propism/ Wayne was of those amateur guitarists who seemed to know only half the words of the songs in his repertoire. When he gave his son an impromptu rendition of what he *thought* was “Sonny Be Good”, his wife gave him the nickname “Dog Berry” Etymology: Verse: component of a song that isn’t a chorus. Malapropism: misuse of words, often humorously. Adverse: That doesn’t sound quite right does it? Created by: emdeejay.

Comments on Adversapropism:

Jabberwocky, 2009-05-05: 11:13:00
clever combo

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