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Dudumb

Created by: poello5

Pronunciation: dü-dümb

Sentence: Cj and Sean are dudumb people when they try to do grzeda's verbotomy word.

Etymology: DU- two

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Nightmate

Created by: cafisher

Pronunciation: just as it sounds

Sentence: Hubby and I were beyond distraught when our girl brought home a Hell's Angel for our approval. The man was our worst nightmate.

Etymology: nightmare just change the r to t

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Erotate

Created by: Razikain

Pronunciation: Ero·tate

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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COMMENTS:

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

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Rachelgettier

Created by: rconway

Pronunciation:

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Checkeredmate

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: check/urd/mayte

Sentence: Checkeredmate her father yelled every time she brought a new boyfriend home

Etymology: checkmate + checkered + mate

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She misrook her boyfriend for a knight. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 13:53:00

and her father mistook him for a queen - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 16:37:00

petaj He was just a pawn in the conflict between her and her father, until she became board with him and castled him off. - petaj, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

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

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Conalien

Created by: m1carren

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Her dad freaked out when he found out she was in love with a conalien.

Etymology: con: with Alien: of another

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Kinflict

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnˌflɪkt/

Sentence: While kinflict is most often caused by a choice in significant other, it can also be caused by other lifestyle choices, such as becoming a vegan, converting to Judaism, or switching to Mac from PC.

Etymology: From kin + conflict

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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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