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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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Fiancney

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fee/awns/nay

Sentence: Juliet went through one fiancney after another until she finally ran away with Romeonoway

Etymology: fiance + ney

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COMMENTS:

Romeonoway is great too! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-22: 07:11:00

thanks Purple - slow day - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:50:00

Oops--hadn't seen this in the list. Great minds think alike, eh? - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-22: 22:33:00

doo doo doo do - doo doo doo do - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-23: 00:49:00

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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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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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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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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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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

Pronunciation:

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Romanticlate

Created by: myrrh

Pronunciation: (n;) row-MAN-tih-clut (v;) row-MAN-tih-clayt

Sentence: (n;) Jenny had found the perfect man, but he turned out to be a romanticlate. (v;) Robert and his parents screamed and romanticlated for hours that night.

Etymology: Partially derived from the word "romance;" barely any etymology otherwise.

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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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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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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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