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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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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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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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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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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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Gallfriend

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: gawl-FREND

Sentence: Kevin's gallfriend's parents thought he was tall, dark and loathsome and called him aboyminable, but that was nothing compared to how we thought of her. We dreaded her malaproposing and becoming his offiancé.

Etymology: gall (vex or irritate) + girlfriend

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COMMENTS:

Stick him on Broadway; he could be an aboyminable showman. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 04:41:00

Or at the moulin rouge, he could be a gaulfriend - galwaywegian, 2007-06-22: 05:08:00

Who knows? He might even play Radio City Music Gall. - Clayton, 2007-06-22: 09:59:00

maybe he's a time lord from Gallifrey - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 12:11:00

petaj He's not a friend of yours is he Gallwaywegian? - petaj, 2007-06-22: 22:37:00

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Hubbysnubber

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: həbēsnəbər

Sentence: Mary\'s mom never liked anyone she dated. She didn’t think anybody was good enough for her little princess. Now that she has married, mom has become a hubbysnubber, alternately ignoring and snarking his every action.

Etymology: hubby (husband) + snubber (one who rebuffs, ignores, or spurns disdainfully)

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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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Subbenegamite

Created by: Sperkins

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Sheject

Created by: bubbos

Pronunciation: She-ject

Sentence: My parents found my latest gal a total sheject, with her sloppy style and greasy hair, she'll never fit into our family. My friends consider my latest boyfriend a total heject as his antics were queer and out of the ordinary, how often do you find people who enjoy walking backwards as a pasttime?

Etymology: he + reject and she + reject

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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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