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DEFINITION: v. To expectorate unexpectedly, especially in situations where it is not considered socially acceptable. n. A person who habitually spits, even when among polite company.

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Malapropel

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: mahl-APP-row-PELL (malapropeller)

Sentence: Hank was quite gross in his youth- and now he's so crude and uncouth. He hacked up some moisture- and launched a thick oyster- so hard it included his tooth. Yes, Hank the Skank would belittle- all those who would swallow their spittle- For him it was sport- to land one in the port- We hope that he gags on a Skittle. (Hank was a MALAPROPELLER of the worst kind. An unrepentant DISGUSTOLAUNCHER, he would decorate the sidewalk with loathome lung by-products, repellent dollops of drool and vulgar volumes of vile vapours, too.)

Etymology: MALAPROpos+proPEL= MALAPROPEL.....MALAPROPOS: in an inappropriate or inopportune way; French mal à propos (1668).....PROPEL: to drive forward or onward by or as if by means of a force that imparts motion;Middle English propellen, from Latin propellere, from pro- before + pellere to drive.

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metrohumanx Ptyalize expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:31:00

Metrohumanx, I was imagining the graphic details as I read your sentence :)~ EWWW WEEE Old Hank is one Malapropel type Fella! I just hope he doesn't smoke as he starts to choke and fling out something YELLOW! (GOOD one!) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-12: 21:05:00

excellent create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:14:00

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Spituation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spi ch oōˈā sh ən

Sentence: As a baseball player Charlie was used to chewing gum and letting the spit fly. If he was nervous, he could be a regular phlegm fountain. When his team won the World Series a visit to the White House was in order and sure enough Charlie had the jitters. As he went to shake the President's hand habits took over. The Secret Service radios crackled to life. "We have a spituation in the Oval Office!" Before he could muster another loogie, Charlie found himself on the floor. Who knew that Secret Service agents carried tasers?

Etymology: spit (saliva, typically that which has been ejected from a person's mouth) + situation (a set of circumstances in which one finds oneself)

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COMMENTS:

Looks like the couple in the picture are about ready for a spatuation. - wayoffcenter, 2009-03-12: 07:09:00

metrohumanx Absoloutely TOP-NOTCH! That's why I have difficulty watching TV baseball. It makes me salivate. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

Funny! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:34:00

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Muculeptic

Created by: kalex

Pronunciation: m-yoo-ka-lep-tick

Sentence: My brother is a muculeptic, he spontaneously and perpetually spits all over the place.

Etymology: Muc-derived from mucus; leptic-to compulsively and persistently be afflicted VERB:Muculactate

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Rasputum

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: rah SPYU tum

Sentence: I don't really enjoy eating with my brother-in-law or sitting anywhere with him for any length of time, because he chews tobacco and seems to think it's OK to spit anywhere, at any time. I'm always worried that he's going to accidentally/on purpose spit into my drinking cup at dinner. Worst of all, Rasputum, as I like to call him, somehow got my sister to pick up his nasty habits, too.

Etymology: sputum + Rasputin (a person who is felt to have an insidious and corrupting influence)

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love it! - Nosila, 2010-09-24: 02:05:00

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Spittune

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: spit-TOON

Sentence: Whether or not it was intentional no one knew, but folks did know a conversation with Reginald may well result in them being plastered with his dinner, his drinks or just his spittle and behind his back folks referred to his conversation as a spittune as the 'punctuations' of spittle resembled the beat of uptempo music.

Etymology: Blend of spit and tune, play on the word spittoon, a nickname for a cuspidor.

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:15:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! STRIKE HIM ! VERY ROUGHLY! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:35:00

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Hackattack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: hack a tack

Sentence: His sudden hackattack shocked the restaurant diners. Some of the surprised onlookers noticed his sudden spasm of churling coughs froze; while a few others acted swiftly to aid the man whom they mistook for choking on a piece of steak. One onlooker, obviously either a doctor or first-aid graduate, began applying the h-manoeuvre to the man. He resisted violently with a shout “Whhwaat r u dewing? I ave a orrible cold and need to eat!”

Etymology: From hack (to cough in sudden, uncontrollable spasms) and attack (to act on something with violence or vigor).

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx EXCELLENT word! I wonder if one can apply the Heimlich Manoever in REVERSE? - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:42:00

Yes, that would be a good manoever for this particular guy! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:10:00

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Salivationarmy

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sali vay shun armee

Sentence: When Judy Drench went out for dinner with Rudy B. Havior, she did not understand that she would be dating the salivationarmy. Rudy shlurped and shpittled his way through the meal. By the end of the evening, she was a human spittoon. Judy had more DNA samples on her than a CSI lab.

Etymology: Salivation (the secretion of saliva) & play on Salvation Army (a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless)

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:D - galwaywegian, 2010-09-23: 14:26:00

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Mucustomer

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: mew/cus/tu/mur

Sentence: Sally looked out the window in dismay as she saw Mrs. Smith heading toward her fine linen shop. Mrs. Smith was such a mucustomer that she had become a liability.

Etymology: mucus + customer

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COMMENTS:

clever! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 14:16:00

metrohumanx Very ominous vignette. We like! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:38:00

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Horkiculture

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hor/ki/cul/ture

Sentence: Sam worked in a lab which always turned out inaccurate results due to his horkiculture.

Etymology: hork + horticulture + culture (as in lab specimen)

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COMMENTS:

petaj your word reminds me of something green, and it's growing on me. ERK. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:18:00

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Unexpectorate

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: un + expek + tor + ate

Sentence: Johnathon was an intellegent, kind man. Mona considered being with him more often and enjoyed his quick wit and generousity. But, she just could not get past his unexpectorate behavior. When she least expected it, the spittle would fly out of his mouth and land all over her, their friends and family. Mona did not think she could overlook this behavior on a long-term basis.

Etymology: Unexpected and Expectorate >> Unexpected (not anticipated or expected) Expectorate (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

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COMMENTS:

super combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:16:00

metrohumanx THROW HIM TO THE FLOOR! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:33:00

good one,mweinman, apparently we have all met people that do this! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:17:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-12: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

galwaywegian - 2009-03-12: 06:39:00
sometimes I worry about metrohumanx :)

mweinmann - 2009-03-12: 16:08:00
This definition really caused me to chuckle....you see, I actually met someone last week who actually did this!!

splendiction - 2009-03-12: 22:13:00
The words today are hilarious and disgusting at the same time - oh, another definition!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-23: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James