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Rachelgettier

Created by: rconway

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Unsuitorble

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: un-sue-tah-bull

Sentence: little did she know that Daryl would turn out to be unsuitorble

Etymology: suitor, unsuitable

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COMMENTS:

I thought he and john oats were an item. no wonder he was unsuitorble! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-22: 05:42:00

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 05:59:00

Got my vote! - remistram, 2007-06-22: 09:25:00

Should be number one. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 09:55:00

excellent! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 11:48:00

thanks... i verbpreciate the phrasepraise - rikboyee, 2007-06-23: 02:29:00

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Matrimoronical

Created by: mdmquincy

Pronunciation: mat-rah-mo-ron-i-kal

Sentence: Dimwitty was very displeased with his daughter's matrimoronical, he would be forced to interfere with the proceedings.

Etymology: matrimony + moron + comical

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Inmate

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: inn - mehyt

Sentence: Susan always ends up finding the wrong mate and the right inmate. His dad always says that the men she carries with him to her bedroom always appear to be imprisoned by the simplicities of the Stone Age: bulky, deformed and has bad dinner etiquette, which includes spearing the family dog and eating it.

Etymology: in- [prefix meaning not; inappropriate] + in-law + mate [husband/wife]

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Spousejoust

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: spows-jowst

Sentence: Helen carefully checked Hank's mowhawk before knocking on her parents' door. If they were going to spousejoust then she wanted her sweetheart to look his best.

Etymology: spouse + joust (a personal combat or competition)

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got my vote =-) - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:26:00

Thanks grasshopper, glad you liked it! - serendipity9000, 2007-06-22: 13:21:00

Once the door opened did it turn into Stevenson0's wrestlemateia - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:40:00

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Sponsparentaloathe

Created by: AlouattaPigra

Pronunciation: Spawns Pair Ent Ill Oh Thh

Sentence: She looked into him deeply. "You know they hate you. Like Sponsparentaloathely. Its sick too." Zjasmun's eyes flickering with lust. "But they're sponsparentaloathement just turns me on you know." Folungfo's throat made a deep gupling sound. 'Looks like I'm flavor of the week due to sponsparentaloathing."

Etymology: sponse - Meaning spouse, Parental - of,from parents, Loathe - to hate.

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Fiancenay

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: fee-ahns-NAY

Sentence: Alex found himself yet again a fiancenay--why was it his fault that Jenny's father deplored fauxhawks?

Etymology: fiancé + nay

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liked it very much - texmom, 2007-06-23: 23:39:00

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Hubbysnubber

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: həbēsnəbər

Sentence: Mary\'s mom never liked anyone she dated. She didn’t think anybody was good enough for her little princess. Now that she has married, mom has become a hubbysnubber, alternately ignoring and snarking his every action.

Etymology: hubby (husband) + snubber (one who rebuffs, ignores, or spurns disdainfully)

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Woowho

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woōhoō

Sentence: When Richard met his daughter*s new suitor, all he could say was **woowho?** For the rest of the day he could be heard muttering **over my dead body**.

Etymology: woo (try to gain the love of someone) + who (what or which person or people) play off of woohoo, an expression of excitement

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Unsuitorble

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: un-SOO-tur-bull

Sentence: Rhys's poor hygiene standards and general gormlessness made him an unsuitorble, according to Phoebe's parents.

Etymology: unsuitable (not fit for purpose) + suitor (potential mate)

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hyperborean Perfect! You've got my vote. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:23:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-22: 01:42:00
Today's definition is inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Neanderthal trilogy, Hominids, Humans and Hybrids. (We couldn't go through the whole RJS week without mentioning Neanderthals!) It's a story of two parallel worlds -- a human one and a Neanderthal one. The story pivots around the romantic tension between a female human and male Neanderthal. How about that for spicing up the gene pool? And I wonder what their parents would think? Thanks to Rob for the great story, and the inspiration. ~ James

'There's no way a guy with a mono-brow is marrying my daughter!'

DEFINITION: n. A chosen mating partner who is not well-accepted by one's parents. v. To fight with one's parents over the selection of a suitable mate.

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