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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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Perrant

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: per ant

Sentence: Julius was always too perrant when he came into a new relationship. He'd argue about politics, he'd suggest that their notions of religion and morality were so askewed that species of wolves would better raise children, abhor the Home team enough to have his loathing displayed in tatoo form, and sometimes got into petty fistfights with either nurturer. They would laugh after and celebrate his candor and ferocity. Then they'd fetch beers, and he'd ask for the wrong brand; he'd be home drinking his watered down drivel while the family enjoyed a nice cool refreshing

Etymology: parent + errant (+ pair?)

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COMMENTS:

Best. Beer Commercial. Ever. Anytime I see a guy with a goatee (smuggest facial hair ever) drive his hands through his slick black hair just before punching his future mother-in-law, i want a beer. - jadenguy, 2007-06-22: 10:50:00

I think you should add rant to your etymology - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 11:58:00

heh, fair enough. - jadenguy, 2007-06-22: 15:57:00

now you're back - get in the game - go to Clayton's word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:09:00

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Alieitify

Created by: brandonmarrotte

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Sentence: My parents dont like my boyfriend, Stan, so I had to alieitify to prove his worth.

Etymology: Alie- to be alienated, or not liked, seperated

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Partnerbarter

Rhyme79

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: part-nuh-barr-tuh

Sentence: My parents met Ignatious for the first time yesterday. Upon shaking hands my Dad frowned and that's when we started to partnerbarter. Dad said he was too posh for me, but I told him that my Iggy only owns one island and he hardly ever goes there anyway.

Etymology: Partner - spouse, mate. Barter - bargain, negotiate.

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Objectimate

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Ob ject tee mate

Sentence: It didn't matter if I was dating a teacher or a toilet cleaner my parents would always objectimate anybody new in my life.

Etymology: Object + mate = Objectimate Object, to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste; be averse. Mate, partner, husband or wife; spouse.

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checkmate...great word! - Nosila, 2010-01-15: 23:32:00

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Erotate

Created by: Razikain

Pronunciation: Ero┬Ětate

Sentence: I wish Tanya would stop bringing that erotate round for afternoon tea. Seeing no other option, Ben was forced to erotate with his father to win his respect for Tom.

Etymology: From Eros (love).

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good one!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 10:32:00

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Squiddlydoo

Created by: LukeOlzawskiii

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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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Spouselope

Created by: andrewa121

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Annoyfriend

artr

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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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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