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Ilsentimate

Created by: AlyssaluvsBTR12

Pronunciation: il-sēnt-i-mātĕ

Sentence: The father felt very ilsentimate about his daughter's boyfriend.

Etymology: Il-Bad Sent-to feel, think Mate- partner

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Antimate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: an-tee-mayt

Sentence: Not only did Shelley's parents think Lenny was her antimate, her Dad was appauled to notice that Lenny had big wads of Shelley's hair wound around his hands and fingers. To boot, he also thought Lenny had an uncanny resemblance to his crazy uncle Ike.

Etymology: anti (not) + mate (partner)

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that was a Turner of events - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:00:00

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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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Misterrightfight

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mister-right-fight

Sentence: Carol was headed for a misterrightfight with her parents. So what if Dylan's a jobless, penniless, detention center drop-out and his pants droop under his butt so you can see his boxers? So what if his goal in life is to be the next Eminem, and all his friends are rappers and gangstas. She loves him and that's all they'll ever need for a lifetime of happiness. Her parents just don't understand.

Etymology: Mister Right: the man of your dreams + fight: argument; row

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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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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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Ungroom

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: un groom

Sentence: When Jessie defied her folks and married her caveman beau,Gronk, he became an ungroom to her father. Not only was Gronk unable to speak in big words, he unfortunately decorated the side of her father's garage with cave drawings. The new in-laws soon became outlaws to Jessie's dad.

Etymology: Un (negative;not prefix) & Groom (a man who is to be or has recently been married; care for one's external appearance)

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Compartnerble

Created by: Amenti

Pronunciation: com part ner bul

Sentence: Holly thinks her new boyfriend is "the one" but her father thinks they are not compartnerble.

Etymology: Compatible + Partner

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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