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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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Ridger

Created by: nohidden

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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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Patriboris

Created by: 590149

Pronunciation: pah-tree-bawr-is

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hyperborean Like. - hyperborean, 2012-10-18: 12:56:00

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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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Squiddlydoo

Created by: LukeOlzawskiii

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

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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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Romeohno

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: romee o no

Sentence: When Juliet brought her fiance home to meet the folks, her father called him Romeohno. Her parent's hostility just increased her determination to marry her true love. When asked why she wanted to spite her folks, she answered quite simply, "Forsooth,I love him and when we wed, I have the chance to change my name from Juliet Capulet. If my parents had really loved me, verily they would not have picked such a rhyming name to torture me!"

Etymology: Romeo (ardent male lover in Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet, who was the son of the Montague Family, feuding enemies of Juliet's Capulet Family)& Oh No (a term to describe fear or regret...and used by Mr.Bill on the old SNL skits, just before something awful happened)

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CharlieB :-) - CharlieB, 2011-05-27: 09:04:00

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Inapproprimate

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: in + ah + prope + ree + mate

Sentence: My parents seem to think that my 65-year old girlfriend is an inapproprimate for a 22-year-old, but I say screw 'em.

Etymology: inappropriate + mate

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COMMENTS:

interesting how you have primate in your word - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-22: 15:05:00

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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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