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'Wow, you haven't changed since high school!'

DEFINITION: v., To seek out old acquaintances even though you never really knew them that well, or liked them very much, in the first place. n. An old and unwanted friend who has suddenly reappeared.

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Cacheualocate

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: cash-u-el-O-cate

Sentence: Mark was bored so he hopped on Google in an attempt to cacheualocate his old high school drug buddies to kill a weekend with. He did manage to bullseyedent one but his MySpace page said he was "Born again" so he was out. Another one Mark managed to interneterrogate had managed to get busted in another state and was serving time. But his last queryquarry was still single and was still living with his parents according to his AdultFriendFinder profile. Interneterrogate: To do deep queries for a specific person on the Internet. Queryquarry: the subject of an interneterrogation. Bullseyedent: Find your queryquarry through interneterrogation.

Etymology: Cache (a store of something) + casual (in the sense of not a deep aquaintance or friend) + locate.

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COMMENTS:

"Queryquarry"- great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-01: 18:09:00

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Hasbeenstalker

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: has/been/stock/ur

Sentence: Jack just couldn’t live in the present and became a hasbeenstalker. His mother accused him of living in a fairy tale but he assured her that one day he would live happily ever after. Eventually he got a job at he supermarket stocking day old beans.

Etymology: has been (behind the times) + stalk (hunt or pursue) + Jack and the Beanstalk

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heh - galwaywegian, 2008-09-01: 07:34:00

metrohumanx Like IS like a beanstalk, isn't it? - metrohumanx, 2008-09-01: 08:41:00

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Refound

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: re/found

Sentence: Having just been dumped by Tony, Jenna searched high and low for her yearbook! "Who was that guy," she thought, "The one who would drool as I sat in front of him in homeroom?" She frantically flipped pages, cell phone in one hand, google page up and ready. This was nothing new as she was known to start most of her relationships while on the refound.

Etymology: word play with rebound...but of course... :)

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metrohumanx Simple yet elegant, Lumina. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-02: 12:28:00

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Nostannoy

Created by: ethan1

Pronunciation: NAHST-annoy

Sentence: Hey, I think that guy getting on the bus works out at our gym. Hope he's not going to be a nostannoy.

Etymology: Nostalgia + annoy

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Googleum

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: What else do you do when you want to find out the arrest records, embarrassing moments, and dismal failings of people you vaguely remember?

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metrohumanx Texas Dep't of Corrections used to have a website called "Date an inmate". Ugh! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-03: 08:58:00

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Friendfreakquest

joelb

Created by: joelb

Pronunciation: frend-FREEK-kwest

Sentence: I friendfreakquested that girl who I sat behind in grade seven. She still wore her mothers old outfits and smelled like vanilla from ten feet away.

Etymology: friend request + freak

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Deadendfriend

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: dedd-end-frend

Sentence: Is it socially acceptable to block a deadendfriend on every social network I have an account with?

Etymology: Dead end, (no opportunity for advancement) + friend.

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Myfacefriend

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: my-face-frend

Sentence: It was a sad day when Greg Arious realised that he'd gone way too far online networking. He had 656 contacts, most of whom were myfacefriends. It was time unfriend them.

Etymology: Myspace & Facebook social networking sites where people collect "friends" and renew acquaintances with folks they haven't seen or heard for years.

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COMMENTS:

How does one unfriend them?? - Nosila, 2010-01-29: 10:39:00

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Dejadupe

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: deja/dupe

Sentence: Joe was a victim and total loser in high school and fifteen years has passed. He discovered Face-Book and began seeking out and contacting "old friendships and acquaintances" only to find he was dejaduping himself and renewing hostilities toward himself.

Etymology: DEJADUPE - verb - from DEJA VU (an impression of having seen, or experienced something before) + DUPE (a person who is easily deceived, or victimized)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Cutting and concise....good word, S.O. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-02: 12:31:00

vmalcolm Nice word - vmalcolm, 2008-09-03: 12:50:00

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Flagramigize

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: flay-gruh-mee-guize, verb; flay-gruh-mee-goe, noun

Sentence: "What a flagramigo," Tiffany thought, "Wasn't he always that way?" Brent had just dissed her royally as he worked his way around the old high school gym. But, she had been prepared for him earlier, when she saw him flagramigizing almost every chick in the room.At least his abuse of her had only been verbal. All night long she had seen him "accidently" bumping into and spilling drinks on those he was attracted to. She was so thankful for the book called "The Beauty of Boundaries" she had just read.

Etymology: As a verb: from flagrant, meaning consipicuously offensive + amigo, Spanish for friend; noun: flagramigo, meaning a person who is a conspicuously offensive "friend."

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metrohumanx What an unusual combination. Hilarious sentence, RW! :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-03: 09:02:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-01: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB and Karuma. Thank you OZZIEBOB and Karuma! ~ James

Nettle - 2007-10-01: 08:42:00
I've done exactly this myself. It rarely seems to lead to anything good, other than the occasional moment of smug satisfaction which comes from knowing that you're much more successful than the people who used to bully you at school (but it's not really satisfaction, because didn't you know, deep down, that they'd never amount to anything anyway?)

galwaywegian - 2008-09-01: 07:42:00
like it !

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-29: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB. ~ James