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Prohibmate

Created by: oliviabrown

Pronunciation: pr/ō/hibm/ā/te

Sentence: My dad prohibmated me from seeing Bob anymore.

Etymology: prohib- prohibit, mate- mate

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Worsecase

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Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Worsecase - Wurz-Kayce

Sentence: 1)He's not my boyfriend, he's my worsecase. 2)I worsecasted my parents last night. They screamed at me for an hour. 3)If it was not for my worsecase, my parents would hate the man I eventually married.

Etymology: Worsecase: From "Worse case Scenario. The act of dating a person your parents will absolutely hate so that when you introduce them to your real partner, they will look better in comparison. Without the Worsecase, the parents might object to the now not-so-objectional person you are actually dating.

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Mallector

Created by: folieadork2

Pronunciation: \mal-ek-tor\

Sentence: Her parents believed her choice of a partner was a mallector due to his poor manners and lack of dignified clothing.

Etymology: mal: bad; lect: to choose; -or: one who does

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Nonpatrematrix

Created by: k3nbr33

Pronunciation: non|pä|tur|e|mä|tur|iks

Sentence: My parents thought that my recent girlfriend was disrespectful and negative towards me; they did not approve of her, and therefore she was a nonpatrematrix

Etymology: Non-: Not Patre-: Father Matr-: Mother -Trix: A woman

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Parentrepidation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: pair-en-trep-eh-DAY-shun

Sentence: Because of the lack of social skills and obvious lack of education of her boyfriend Burno, Melinda's parents both had severe cases of parentrepidation, and were sending signals to Melinda that it was time to send Bruno packing.

Etymology: Blend of the word 'Parent' and 'Trepidation' (n. nervous or fearful feeling of uncertain agitation)

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Ohboyfriend

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: O-boi-frend

Sentence: In order to horrify her parents, Gina began bringing home a string of ohboyfriends. The latest sported a matching kilt and mohawk.

Etymology: oh boy! + boyfriend

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COMMENTS:

where art thou...LOL - grasshopper, 2007-06-22: 11:24:00

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Wrestlemateia

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: res/uhl/mate/eeah

Sentence: She was prepared to battle royal with her parents using arm locks and body slams for this latest beau. Because of his lower class status and occasional grunts, she was expecting an all out wrestlemateia.

Etymology: wrestlemania + mate

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Inapproprimate

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: in + ah + prope + ree + mate

Sentence: My parents seem to think that my 65-year old girlfriend is an inapproprimate for a 22-year-old, but I say screw 'em.

Etymology: inappropriate + mate

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COMMENTS:

interesting how you have primate in your word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:05:00

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Annoyfriend

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: uh-noi-frend

Sentence: Jill's father just can't stand her current annoyfriend.

Etymology: annoy (to disturb or bother in a way that displeases, troubles, or slightly irritates) + boyfriend (a frequent or favorite male companion; beau)

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Natalinfraction

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: Nay-tul-in-frak-shun

Sentence: Jen loved the circus so much that she let the dog-faced boy follow her home to meet her parents. To Jen's chagrin, her parent's saw him as just another one of her natalinfractions. It was reminiscent of the time she brought home the fella who bore a striking resemblance to Jabberwocky. http://animal.discovery.com/convergence/ugly_dog/wallpaper/gallery/wallpaper02_800.jpg

Etymology: natal (pertaining to procreating), infraction, fatal attraction

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COMMENTS:

I updated the link. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 08:22:00

Hey!! I resemble that remark - oh I mean resent - it's Friday 'let the pun begin' - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 09:13:00

Sorry 'bout that bit of Jabbermockery - I couldn't resist. BTW, rikboyee's Jabbergasted is one of my favs! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 09:37:00

well shucks...consider me rikbouyed by your remarks - rikboyee, 2007-06-22: 18:56:00

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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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