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Fiancenay

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: fee-ahns-NAY

Sentence: Alex found himself yet again a fiancenay--why was it his fault that Jenny's father deplored fauxhawks?

Etymology: fiancé + nay

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COMMENTS:

liked it very much - texmom, 2007-06-23: 23:39:00

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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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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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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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Unsuitorble

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: un-SOO-tur-bull

Sentence: Rhys's poor hygiene standards and general gormlessness made him an unsuitorble, according to Phoebe's parents.

Etymology: unsuitable (not fit for purpose) + suitor (potential mate)

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hyperborean Perfect! You've got my vote. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:23:00

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Meeso

Created by: madziboo8

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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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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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Woowho

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: woōhoō

Sentence: When Richard met his daughter*s new suitor, all he could say was **woowho?** For the rest of the day he could be heard muttering **over my dead body**.

Etymology: woo (try to gain the love of someone) + who (what or which person or people) play off of woohoo, an expression of excitement

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Dysparamour

Created by: bwesterlind

Pronunciation: Diss-para-more

Sentence: n: Her dysparamour caused significant angst to the family. v: After they met him they had quite the dysparamour.

Etymology: Dys- Root of word meaning "Not" Paramour- Root as word meaning one who is a possible suitor.

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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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